Around the world in 182 days: France

Welcome to the France Pavilion, Pavilion of Light. Pavilion of France at EXPO 2020 in Dubai, UAE.


March 6, 2022


France, Lightspeed Inspiration. Explore light as a source of inspiration, knowledge and creativity. The France Pavilion seeks to rethink progress, create emotions and connections, and unleash new ideas to reinvent our world.

Quick facts – France:

  • The Eiffel Tower. This iconic landmark was built as the entrance to the 1889 Paris World Expo.

In the France Pavilion:

  • 21 metres tall. The France Pavilion stands at 21 metres and will provide a panoramic view of the Expo site
  • 2,500m² of PV tiles. Photovoltaic solar tiles are installed on France Pavilion’s façade and roof.
  • Be dazzled by daily light shows.
  • Experience a cultural and artistic immersive journey.
  • Savour France’s exceptional gastronomy.
  • Celebrate France National Day on 2 October 2021. Be there to celebrate our special day with us, with optimism, boldness and innovation.
  • Reinvent together our world. Be inspired by new ideas, innovations and actions for building a post-health crisis world.
  • Treat yourself to some unique French creations. The France boutique will have a wide range of expertly crafted iconic items from French brands and creators.
  • Temporary exhibitions, e.g. Jean Paul Gaultier designs.
  • The France Pavilion’s Ambassadors are Jessica Préalpato and Thomas Pesquet! Jessica Préalpato is the ‘2019 World’s Best Pastry Chef’ and is currently concocting a gourmet surprise for the France Pavilion! Thomas Pesquet is a French astronaut from the European Space Agency (ESA). He will say hi to us from space during Expo 2020, as he will be on his Alpha Mission.

Ξ EXPO 2020 Dubai webpage


Expo 2020 Dubai | France Pavilion


EXPO 2020 Dubai – France Pavilion

Architect: Pérez-Prado+Celnikier&Grabli

∇ Location: view on Google Maps (Mobility District)

Ξ EXPO 2020 Dubai webpage

Ξ EXPO 2020 Dubai France webpage


See also:

Around the world in 182 days | EXPO monochrome | Eat at EXPO | All posts about EXPO 2020 Dubai


UAE on 40thousandkm.com Dubai on 40thousandkm.com | EXPO 2020 Dubai on 40thousandkm.com | France on 40thousandkm.com

© Agata Ziz • All photos were taken by me • All rights reserved

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