On September 21st, Expo 2020 Dubai launched its official song, titled ‘This Is Our Time’. The entire them of which is ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future’. One of the UAE’s biggest artists, Hussain Al Jassmi, along with Lebanese-American Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Mayssa Karaa as well as 21-year-old Emirati singer-songwriter Almas, are there in this song.
Marjan Faraidooni, Chief Experience Officer, Expo 2020 Dubai, said: “World Expos bring people together, and we are pleased to welcome a collection of incredible talents to lend their voices to the official Expo 2020 Dubai song – combining the past, present and future, and providing an inspiration to all. In less than 10 days, we look forward to welcoming the world and creating once-in-a-lifetime memories for millions of visitors.”
Hussain Al Jassmi said: “’This Is Our Time’ is a tribute to the UAE for all it has been, is today and will achieve in the years to come. It’s a song about pride, faith and unity, and I hope that it brings a smile to the faces of everyone who hears it, wherever they may be in the world. Being a part of such an iconic event in the UAE’s history is extremely exciting and rewarding.”
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Almas said: “I’m so proud to be Emirati and play a role in a moment that will be forever part of my country’s history. The song is an embodiment of hope and the belief that collaboration will yield a better future for all.”
Mayssa Karaa said: “It’s truly an honour to collaborate on This Is Our Time with such phenomenal Arab talents. Expo 2020 is a significant moment for the entire Arab world and Arabs around the rest of the world. Through this song, I hope we can inspire people of all ages and from all walks of life to follow their dreams – the possibilities are endless.”