Doha Expo 2023 | International Horticultural Expo 2023: Theme, Highlights, Events, & Details

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Expo 2023 will be conducted in Doha and is the second-largest event after the World cup, which will be held in Qatar. The dates for the event are outlined below and it will be lasting for six months. A gathering of over three million people from over 80 countries is expected in the event. 

Will There Be Expo In 2023?

Yes, Expo 2023 will be hosted in Doha(Al Bidda Park) on October 2, 2023 - March 28, 2024. 

What Is Doha Expo 2023?

Doha Expo 2023 is an international horticultural event that will be drawing attention to the major themes: Climate change, sustainable development, and sustainability. 

Doha Expo 2023 | An Overview

Doha Expo 2023 | An Overview

Focusing on such a crucial topic, Doha Expo 2023 is one of its kind and the basic details associated with are as mentioned below:

Expo 2023 Doha


Horticultural exposition


October 2, 2023


March 28, 2024

Expo City

Doha(Al Bidda Park)

Previous Expo

Expo 2022(Almere)

Next Expo

Expo 2027(Yokohama)

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Doha Expo 2023 | Theme

The International Horticultural Expo 2023 will be having the theme, “Green Desert, Better Environment”, which is adopted keeping in mind that nowadays a green desert is possible. It can be achieved and maintained by techniques that enable sustainable cultivation of greenery in desert regions. 

Green desert is a potential solution for global water, energy, and food scarcity problems.

Aim: To gather international cooperation, sharing goals, exchange of information, and utilizing technical innovations for creating strategic solutions that finally leads to a better environment. 

Expo 2023 | Subthemes

Modern Agriculture

Technology & Innovation

Environmental Awareness


By means of innovations, research, and scientific advancements, safe, sustainable, and affordable food can be produced in order to meet the requirements of increasing population. 

  • To enhance energy efficient farming methods, technological advancement is the need of the hour. 

  • It helps in reducing the chemical-intensive agriculture. 

  • For a long-term change, raising global awareness is much required. 

  • Also, it’s a great tool to promote sustainable development. 

  • The global environmental challenges need to be recognized. 

  • For future generations, the present one has to maintain the balance by transforming lifestyles, business practices, and enforcing govt. Policies. 

Expo 2023 Doha | Key Points

  • Doha will be hosting the first International Horticultural event. 

  • Knowledge sharing among a large number of people and the global horticultural sector support the theme and vision. 

  • To execute the idea of Green desert on a huge level. 

  • Encourage innovations in the field of horticulture to save climate, water, soil. 

  • To create a balance between nature, humans, and development for the future generations.

Doha Expo 2023 | Site Details

As it is going to be a huge event on a global level, the site details for it are mentioned below. It is currently divided into three areas. The Northern portion is for hosting the event and the remaining two will be used for a variety of cultural, entertainment activities, panel discussions, & other complementary activities. 

  1. International Area(70 ha): It includes the Expo House and Expo gateway. The Expo House includes an open events’ space, a prayer room, media center, offices, terrace, an indoor restaurant, a garden, and a cafe. It will also be having an Innovation Centre which includes exhibition space for a variety of interactive activities. 

  2. Family Area(50 ha): It is a hub for family activities, gathering, outdoor activities, and fun. 

  3. Cultural Area(50 ha): This area is dedicated to cultural and traditional activities, and exhibitions. It includes the Old Fort and Old Rocks. The site is served by two newly developed metro stations and five large underground car-parking facilities providing better connectivity. 

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Expo 2020 | Highlights, Theme, & Details

Expo 2020 Dubai is the first World Expo ever organized in the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia(MEASA) region. Its basic idea is: Connecting Minds, Creating The Future. It aims to inspire people by presenting best practices, collaborations, innovations, and cooperation globally. 

Expo 2020 | Date & Tenure

Across the globe, 192 nations participated in the Dubai Expo 2020 and it lasted for 182 days(October 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022). 

Expo 2020 | Venue

The Expo 2020 site was located in the Dubai South district, close to Al Maktoum International Airport. The site was easily accessible by Dubai International Airport, Abu Dhabi International Airport, and Dubai & Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminals. Also, the site had its own Metro station, capable of transporting 22000 passengers per hour in each direction. 

Expo 2020 | Events


Art & Culture

Fun For Family Events

Adnan Sami Live

Moroccan Folk Music - Abidat R’ma

BBQ Festival
The Jerusalem Orchestra East & West

The National Folkloric Ballet

Mascot Film
Toni and Alex Gonzaga with Juan Karlos

Mesham Fusion Dance Show

Architects of Air
Sri Lankan Cultural Show with Yohani

Football Tricks

Children's Day
Firdaus Orchestra

Vietnamese Arts Show

Latifa’s Adventure Playground
Ladies of Laughter

What Are The Upcoming Events In Dubai?

  1. Awafi Festival

  2. Groove On The Grass

  3. Dubai Shopping Festival

  4. Dubai International Film Festival

  5. Emirates Airline Festival Of Literature 

  6. Elrow XXL

  7. Art Dubai 

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FAQs | Doha Expo 2023

1. What is the main idea of Expo 2023 Doha?

The main theme of any Expo is connecting minds for the creation of the future. For the year 2023, it is believed that we should be focusing more on horticulture and reverse the desertification via technological innovations. 

2. What purpose does the Doha Expo hold?

The Doha Expo 2023 is a platform that inspires the world for sustainability, opportunities, and betterment of the future world. It increases awareness and aims to gain cooperation from industries, businesses, countries, and people. 

3. How often does Expo occur?

Expos are one of the largest international events and take place every five years(lasting for 6 months).

4. How can I find all the details on Doha Expo 2023?

Stay tuned to this reading and get the latest updates on Doha Expo 2023 and the details associated with it. 

5. Can I participate in Doha Expo 2023?

Yes, you can participate in Doha Expo 2023 by exhibiting, visiting, or volunteering. 

6. Where can I get the tickets for Doha Expo 2023?

You can get the tickets for Doha Expo 2023 on its official website. 


Expo is an international event for a cause and aims for the betterment of the world by using technology and innovations. Expo 2023 is going to be organized in Doha, and it is themed for a greener & better planet.

By Soniya Bisht - Content Specialist