Delegation of the European Union to the United Arab Emirates

EU Honour Day Gala

01/11/2021 - 07:55
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EU Honour Day is a trip around the European Union by visiting the 27 pavilions of Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Estonia, Ireland, Greece, Spain, France, Croatia, Italy, Cyprus, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Hungary, Malta, the Netherlands, Austria, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Slovakia, Finland and Sweden where European UNITY, DIVERISTY and SOLIDARITY is discovered.

 

 

 

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9.30-10.30

EU Honour Day Opening EventIn the presence of Vice-President of the European Commission Margaritis Schinas

Slovenian Pavilion

Live-stream

9.30-18.00

EU-GCC Business Forum

The fifth in a series of Business Forums designed for EU and GCC governments and private sector actors to familiarise themselves with EU and GCC post Covid-19 economic recovery policies and programmes and to identify business and trade opportunities both for European and GCC private operators in the post pandemic recovery period

Introduction by Vice-President of the European Commission Margaritis Schinas

Hall 2A South, Dubai Exhibition Centre

 

Hybrid

10.00-24.00

More than Food – consumer tasting

OUTSIDE EXPO2020 at Mirdif City Centre

11.00

EU – UNIDO: Official opening of Exhibition: A PARTNERSHIP OF RESPECT

The collaboration between EU and UNIDO through the eyes of  Elisabetta Lattanzio Illy, Unido Goodwill Ambassador – Mr Wolfgang Sobotka, President of the Austrian National Council

Austrian Pavilion

Online and interactive

10.00-10.30

EU Opera Corner – Connecting EU with the World

Sun Stage

11.00

EU Musical Aperitif with Floris and the Flames

Belgian Pavilion

Live-stream

11.00 – 13.00

Global Harmonies – Panel Discussion on music, arts and solidarity
Introduction by Vice-President of the European Commission Margaritis Schinas

Terra Auditorium

12.00

EU Musical Appetiser with Luisa Amaro

Portuguese Pavilion

11.00 – 14.00

Moving from climate crisis response to risk management

new technologies for anticipatory humanitarian action

Swedish Pavilion

12.30

Luxemburg and EU Exhibition – Drinks at Schengen Lounge (tbc)

Luxemburg Pavilion

12.45 – 13.30

EU Honour Day Flag Parade

EXPO2020

13.00

EU Musical Intermezzo with the Wladigeroff Brothers

Bulgarian Pavilion

13.30-14.00

EU Opera Corner – Connecting EU with the World

Sea Stage

14.00 – 15.00

EU Ginger Cookie Master Class for Peace, Unity, Diversity and Solidary

Slovenian Pavilion

14.00

EU Castle Lunch

Polish Pavilion

15.00

EU – UNOOSA Exhibition “Space for Our Planet”

French Pavilion

14.30-15.30

Electronic Opera Fantasy by the Vilnius City Opera

Lithuanian Pavilion

15.00 – 16.00

EU Chamber Music High Tea

Czech Pavilion

15.30-16.00

EU Opera Corner – Connecting EU with the World

Sun Stage

15.30 -16.00

EU Opera Corner – Connecting EU with the World

Earth Stage

17.00 – 19.00

Men in Feminism – An interactive and dynamic workshop with men residing in the UAE on “Men in Feminism and co-responsibility”

Spanish Pavilion

16.15 – 17.25

EU Honour Day Official Ceremony in the presence of Vice-President of the European Commission Margaritis Schinas

Al Wasl Plaza (Sunrise Plaza)

Live-stream

18.00- 19.30

EU Honour Day Gala in the presence of Vice-President of the European Commission Margaritis Schinas

Dubai Millennium Amphitheatre

18.00

Introduction by Alain MATTON

 

18.03

Welcome by EU Ambassador to the UAE H.E. Ambassador FONTANA

 

18.06

Short intervention by Vice-President of the European Commission Margaritis Schinas

 

18.10

Vivaldi/arr. Beeckmans-Willem: Storm (3’) Floris and the Flames

 

18.14

Saint-Saëns/Beeckmans-Willem: Danse Macabre (5’) Floris and the Flames

Contemporary dance by teachers and students of Liceo coreutico Tito Livio, Milano - Dancers Christian Colombo - Giada Sofia Maggioni - Choreography  Mariangela Angelucci - Annarita Fadda

 

18.20

Verdi: Va, pensiero (3’) Ensemble Focus & Matteo Bevilacqua (Piano)

 

18.23

Carlos Paredes: Verdes Anos (3’) Luisa Amaro

 

18.26

Saint-Saëns: The Swan/le Cygne (4’) Floris and the Flames

Contemporary dance by teachers and students of Liceo coreutico Tito Livio, Milano - Dancers Dylan Antonio Tesoro - Choreography Santa Borriello - Dylan Antonio Tesoro

 

18.32

Bizet/Adomaitis: “E-Carmen” (5’) Vilnius City opera - Electronic music by Marijus Adomaitis and vocals by Ieva Prudnikovaite

Contemporary dance by teachers and students of Liceo coreutico Tito Livio, Milano - Dancers Christian Colombo - Giada Sofia Maggioni - Dylan Antonio Tesoro - Martina Dossi - Choreography  Santa Borriello - Sara Ferro - Mariangela Angelucci

 

18.38

Wladigeroff: Salsalito (5’) Wladigeroff Brothers

Contemporary dance by teachers and students of Liceo coreutico Tito Livio, Milano - Dancers Christian Colombo - Giada Sofia Maggioni - Dylan Antonio Tesoro - Martina Dossi - Choreography Mariangela Angelucci - Santa Borriello - Sara Ferro - Annarita Fadda

 

18.43

Tinkara Kovač: Round and Round (6’) Tinkara Kovač

Topic: #festive#Eurosong#Slovenia#famous

 

18.49

Ēriks Ešenvalds: Only in Sleep (8’) Ensemble Focus & Valentina Volpe Andreazza

 

18.57

Rossini : La Danza (4’) Valentina Volpe Andreazza, Matteo Bevilacqua (piano), Tinkara Kovač (flute)

Ballet by teachers and students of Liceo coreutico Tito Livio, Milano - Dancers Martina Dossi - Choreography Santa Borriello

 

19.01

Lakmé/XYZ remix: “Flower duet” (4’) Vilnius City opera - Lean Somov feat. Lina Dambrauskaite and Ieva Prudnikovaite: Electronic music and opera

 

19.05

Brel/arr. Beeckmans: Amsterdam (5’) Floris and the Flames, Wladigeroff Brothers (piano, trumpet and clarinet) & Luisa Amaro (Guitar)

Topics: #Hope#UnitedStatesOfEurope#HagueCongress#Belgium#Netherlands

 

19.10

Beethoven/arr. Beeckmans: Fantasy on Beethoven’s Ode To Joy – TOGETHER as ONE

Beethoven/arr. Salzbrunn: Ode to Joy in EU official languages (8’)

All musicians, choir and dancers

 

19.18

Thanking remarks and presentation of all artists by Alain MATTON

 

19.45 – 21.00

Official Dinner offered by UAE

Leadership Pavilion

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