The year 2020 comes packed with endless greats cultural dates in different countries of all the world. They are events that are well worth seeing and which are also a good excuse or reason to pack your bags and head towards the capitals where they are held. The choice will not be easy. Anyway, here we make a summary of the main appointments to prepare the luggage and the passports because, the truth is that you have to travel a few kilometers.
One of the great cultural events of this year 2020 is in Cairo. And because? The reason is none other than opening of the new great egyptian museum, which is the largest museum of archeology in the world.
The forecast is that it will open its doors next April, at which time more than 45,000 works of art, of which around 25,000 never have been exposed previously. Also, close to 5.000 pieces come from the grave of Tutankhamun.
And where is that museum? It is approximately two kilometers from the pyramids. And, apart from his works, it is also interesting to see his dependencies and his installations because the building is innovative, attracting attention its facade of 800 meters in length and 40 meters in height. And, of course, emulating a pyramid.
The next stop is Dubai because the Expo 2020, which can be visited during six months, including the period from October 2020 to April 2021.
An exhibition involving around 180 countries and it will be focused on sustainability and mobility to publicize all innovations and news, including flying cars.
The exhibition will also be attractive for its architecture and for inaugurations that will take place like the Museum of the Future, which is focused on the wonders that await future generations.
And, if all this were not enough, the visit can be used to see the tallest building of the world, the Mall bigger the new artificial archipelago that will host a fantasy resort inspired by Europe and that will have snow 365 days a year and underwater bedrooms, among other points of interest.
Closer to Spain is Bordeaux. A city that is also the protagonist this year, since it will host the digital center plus big of the world. Is about Les Bassins de Lumières which is slated to inaugurate April 17.
This center has 13,000 meters surface squares. Besides, his Location it is showy Because it is part of what was a 41,000 square meter submarine base during World War II.
Inside this center, you can see exhibitions of immersive digital art, apart from being able to see works of contemporary creations and of teachers of art history. For example, within the samples are the ‘Gustay Klimt, gold and colors’. The center will open with this exhibition in which all who come will be able to see works in large format, including the famous Kiss.
The exhibition prevista Paul Klee, painting the music ’is also planned, which will take the visitor on a cultural journey in which there will be a presentation of a Opera in the city or a concert under the sea among fish.
And another important appointment is the celebration of 500 years of the Old San Juan from Puerto Rico which is World Heritage by Unesco. This city, one of the oldest in America, is characterized by its rich cultural identity, which combines Taíno, African and Spanish traditions.
For this anniversary, they have organized multiple events such as the premiere of a version of Steven Spielberg's ‘West Side Story’, as well as the inauguration of the San Juan District, which is an open urban space in which there are restaurants, music and art and which will also be the protagonist of the reopening of the Old San Juan Provincial Palace as a hotel.
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- Bordeaux, Dubai, Cairo, Old San Juan