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EXHIBITIONS, EVENTS ETC. - YEOSU EXPO 2012

Korean website praises UAE pavilion at Expo 2012 Yeosu Korea for winning Silver Award

Posted on 23/08/2012

Korea-Arab business' communicator (suq Kuriya) has lauded the UAE pavilion at Expo 2012 Yeosu Korea for winning the Silver Medal in appreciation to its performance. The (suq kuriya) website said the UAE has drawn the attention of Korean people through its participation at EXPO 2012 Yeosu Korea, which concluded recently. Making it to the top-rated A Class alongside ten other major nations: China, USA, Japan, Russia, Germany, Australia, Turkey, Italy, Spain and Denmark, the website continued, ...  >>MORE

Expo 2012 Yeosu award provides strong catalyst for Expo 2020: Reem Al Hashimy

Posted on 16/08/2012

The UAE Pavilion at EXPO 2012 Yeosu Korea would have not been awarded the Silver Medal for its creative display' without the unwavering support lent by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and sound directives of His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, Reem Al ...  >>MORE

Ambassador to Korea underscores UAE Pavilion's Silver Medal win

Posted on 14/08/2012

The Ambassador of the UAE to South Korea Abdullah Khalfan Al-Rumaithi has underscored the significance of awarding the Silver Medal to the UAE Pavilion at EXPO 2012 Yeosu Korea by the Bureau of International Expositions (B.I.E) for creative display. In a statement to WAM, the ambassador said in the past three months at the exposition, the UAE made unique presence through and astonished hundreds of thousands of Koreans and visitors from across the world by its achievements displayed at its ...  >>MORE

UAE receives silver medal in top class at expo 2012

Posted on 13/08/2012

The UAE Pavilion at EXPO 2012 Yeosu Korea has been awarded a Silver Medal for its creative display. With over 100 participating countries, categorised into A, B, and C classes, depending on their level of participation, the UAE was assessed alongside ten other major nations in the top-rated A Class. Its imaginative films, all of which were strongly focused on the theme of Living Ocean and Coast , were selected by the judges for their high quality and strong impact on audiences. The main film ...  >>MORE

2012 Yeosu Expo adds credentials to UAE 's bid to host Dubai 2020 EXPO

Posted on 12/08/2012

UAE s participation in 2012 Yeosu Expo, which ends on Sunday in southern harbour city of Yeosu in South Korea, has added to UAE s credential as a Middle East s hub to pave the smooth way for Dubai s bid to host 2020 World Expo. UAE also earned international endorsement as the role model for emerging economies by showcasing UAE s phenomenal development achieved in less than half a century under the wise and visionary leadership of the country which differentiated from other regional countries. ...  >>MORE

UAE Pavilion promotes bid to host 2020 World Expo

Posted on 11/08/2012

Yeosu: The UAE Pavilion at 2012 Yeosu Expo in South Korea has launched a promotion campaign for the UAE's bid to host the World Expo 2020 in Dubai. The campaign is in line with directives from H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister and Chairman of the National Media Council to use international exhibitions to promote the UAE's bid to host the World Expo 2020 using such international events, according to Deputy Commissioner of UAE Pavilion at Expo 2012 Yeosu Abdullah Al ...  >>MORE

Egyptian ambassador praises UAE pavilion at Expo2012

Posted on 25/07/2012

Yeosu: Egyptian ambassador to South Korea Mohammed Al-Zorkani praised the UAE pavilion in Yoesu Expo 2012 in Korea as one of the best pavilions in the global event. The ambassador toured the pavilion and viewed documentaries on the UAE's initiatives to protect marine environment from pollution and plastic waste and expressed appreciation of efforts by the National Media Council (NMC) which organizes and oversees the pavilion. The efforts by the Emirates Foundation for Youth Development were ...  >>MORE

'Turtle' star promotes environment awareness at PHL pavilion

Posted on 14/07/2012

Yeosu. S.Korea, July 13, 2012(WAM)-To a pleasant surprise to many who happened to visit the Philippine Pavilion at 2012 Yeosu Expo, they could meet in person with a young Emirati schoolboy and actor Ahmed Al Dahoouri,who become an idol for his role in the UAE Pavilion's featured film "Turtle." No sooner he entered into the Pavilion than two dozens of school children surrounded him and competed each other to get his autograph. "I'm so happy to have a rare opportunity of meeting him here and ...  >>MORE

UN-NGO lauds UAE Pavilion main film Turtle

Posted on 09/07/2012

Yeosu - Amidst widespread report that "Turtle," one of films being showcased at the UAE Pavilion at 2012 Yeosu Expo is gathering a legion of fans on YouTube, the IAEWP, UN-NGO (ECOSOC) has sent a letter lauding good set up of UAE Pavilion here. "On behalf of the International Association of Educators for World Peace, I want to congratulate you for your good set up of the UAE Pavilion at 2012 Yeosu EXPO in Korea," Dr. Charles Mercieca, president of IAEWP said in his letter addressed to the ...  >>MORE

Youtube Channel on UAE films reaches half a million viewers

Posted on 27/06/2012

The Youtube Channel on UAE has over 90 films and half a million viewers spread throughout the world. It contains the best of the best films on the UAE including many that have showcased the country at recent World Expos in Spain, Shanghai and Korea. The channel covers a wide range of themes from history to 21st century development and this week the youtube channel, filmsonuae, will receive its half million viewer. Popular films on the channel include many of the marine related films, such ...  >>MORE

UAE Pavilion in Yeosu Expo plays marine film

Posted on 26/06/2012

Yeosu, South Korea - The UAE pavilion in Yeosu Expo 2012 in Korea witnessed a positive response to efforts by the UAE to protect the marine environment. The UAE's efforts were highlighted in a movie titled ‘Turtle', and a series of other films produced by the National Media Council that touch upon issues related to the environment. Ali Khamis, an Emirati actor that featured in the 12-minute film ‘Turtle', told the Emirates News Agency (WAM) that the film is a message from the UAE to the ...  >>MORE

Visitors throng UAE Pavilion at Yeosu expo

Posted on 24/06/2012

Yeosu, South Korea - The UAE Pavilion at Expo 2012 in Yeosu, South Korea, is witnessing an increasing rate of Korean and foreign visitors as Korean schools and universities began their summer vacations. The pavilion is organised and managed by the National Media Council (NMC). "Thousands of people are visiting the pavilion on daily basis to get glimpses of the progress and development the UAE has achieved in all fields," Abdullah Al Aidarous, Deputy Commissioner General of UAE Pavilion told ...  >>MORE

UAE Ambassador hails country's pavilion participation at Expo 2012 Yeosu

Posted on 19/06/2012

Yeosu - UAE Ambassador to South Korea Abdullah Khalfan Matar Al Romaithi has underscored the importance of UAE's pavilion participation at Expo 2012 Yeosu in promoting tourism and country's bid to host "Expo 2020 Dubai ". In an interview with the Emirates News Agency (WAM), Al Romaithi said that the notable participation of the state's Pavilion at Expo Yeosu is part of the strategic partnership linking UAE and the Republic of South Korea. He confirmed that relations between the two ...  >>MORE

Our participation at Yeosu Expo 2012 promotes chances to host World Expo 2020 in Dubai, says Reem Al Hashimy

Posted on 18/06/2012

Yeosu, South Korea - Reem Al Hashimy, Minister of State '&' Managing Director of the Higher Committee for Hosting the World Expo 2020 has said that the UAE's participation at Yeosu Expo 2012 in South Korea, is one of the UAE's biggest international participations in such events. She told Emirates News Agency (WAM) in an exclusive interview at the UAE's pavilion that the UAE delegation, which includes over 100 persons in addition to the work team of National Media Council (NMC), had so far ...  >>MORE

Reem Al Hashimy attends celebrations of UAE's pavilion

Posted on 16/06/2012

Yeosu - Reem Ibrahim Al Hashimy, Minister of State and Member of the Higher Committee for hosting the World Expo 2020, attended yesterday the celebrations of UAE's pavilion participating in "Expo 2012 Yeosu" on the National Day of the country. The celebrations were attended by Abdullah Khalfan Mattar Al Rumaithi, UAE Ambassador to the Republic of South Korea, Abdullah Al Aidarous, Deputy Commissioner General of UAE Pavilion, Lee Joon-hee Commissioner General of Expo 2012 Yeosu in addition to ...  >>MORE

UAE promises 'a very special EXPO 2020' in Dubai

Posted on 16/06/2012

Yeosu, South Korea, 15 June 2012 (WAM) - The United Arab Emirates is geared up to host a very special World EXPO 2020 in Dubai, says Reem Al Hashimy, Minister of State '&' Managing Director of the Higher Committee for Hosting the World Expo 2020. Speaking last night at a reception hosted here by the National Media Council to celebrate "UAE Day" at EXPO 2012 Yeosu, Al Hashimy said: "we are very confident of our ability to host this major event. I just hope that we have the opportunity to do so ...  >>MORE

EXPO 2012 Film ''The Turtle' released on YouTube

Posted on 05/06/2012

Following a strong response to the UAE Pavilion's main film at EXPO 2012 the National Media Council has also released ‘The Turtle' on the dedicated UAE YouTube Channel: 'filmsonuae'. Already watched by over 150,000 visitors, the film has been praised for its dramatic and entertaining presentation of a strong environmental story. 'The Turtle', described by viewers as reminding them of ‘Mission Impossible', stars a young Emirati schoolboy/actor, Ahmed Al Dahoouri who plays the part of ‘Ali'. ...  >>MORE

Emiratis volunteers at UAE Pavilion at 2012 Yeosu Expo lauded for their devoted service

Posted on 04/06/2012

Yeosu, South Korea - The major distinguished aspect of UAE National Pavilion at 2012 Yeosu Expo now under way in this southern city of South Korea appears to be the devoted services of Emiratis volunteers with personal care particularly for elderly and handicapped people. A dozen of UAE volunteers are at work at the UAE Pavilion which is being visited by more than 8,000 people a day on the average. In the early morning hours of Saturday on June 2, hundreds of visitors were seen standing by ...  >>MORE

Emirati volunteers give personal care for elderly and handicapped visitors to UAE Pavilion at 2012 Yeosu Expo

Posted on 04/06/2012

Yeosu, South Korea - The major distinguished aspect of UAE National Pavilion at 2012 Yeosu Expo now under way in this southern city of South Korea appears to be the devoted services of Emirati volunteers with personal care particularly for elderly and handicapped people. A dozen of UAE volunteers are at work at the UAE Pavilion which is being visited by more than 8,000 people a day on the average. With the number of total visitors to 2012 Yeosu Expo site topping one million on June 2 after ...  >>MORE

Yeosu Expo visitor turnout hit record high daily figure of 62,319 on Saturday

Posted on 27/05/2012

Yeosu, South Korea - The 2012 Yeosu Expo, which official opened on May 12, reported 62,319 visitors as of 4 p.m. (11.00 a.m.UAE time) entering the fairground for the first time on weekend, organisers said Saturday. Organisers said the number of visitors reached 54,474 on Friday, with the total number of people who visited the exposition hitting 565,718 since on May 12. Organisers said that the number of visitors started picking up thanks to promos to attract more school students in particular ...  >>MORE

Korean media give extensive coverage to UAE's participation in "Expo 2012 Yeosu"

Posted on 17/05/2012

The Korean media is giving extensive coverage to UAE's pavilion participating in "Expo 2012 Yeosu" which is organised and supervised by the National Media Council, (NMC). Newspapers are publishing special reports highlighting various aspects of UAE pavilion which is delivering the true theme of the Expo, "Living Ocean and Coast." "The Seoul Times" published a report entitled "BIE Head Praises UAE Pavilion at Expo" on the opening ceremony of the pavilion and the visit of Vicente Gonzales ...  >>MORE

Chinese Pavilion Commissioner-General hails UAE's participation in 2012 Yeosu Expo

Posted on 15/05/2012

Yeosu - Zhao Zhen'ge, Commissioner-General of China's Pavilion at the 2012 Yeosu Expo has hailed UAE's participation in the Expo that reflects country's keenness in preserving environment and marine life. After making a tour of the UAE's pavilion, Zhen'ge expressed his admiration for the effective arrangement and interesting scientific material displayed at the pavilion in addition to spelling out awareness message to maintain the cleanliness of the sea and beaches to help rescue marine ...  >>MORE

UAE launches Expo 2012 Website

Posted on 14/05/2012

The UAE National Media Council launched yesterday a new website devoted to the country's participation at EXPO 2012 Yeosu, Korea and also highlighting the nation's bid to host EXPO 2020 in Dubai. The website (http://www.expo2012uae.com) focuses on the core content of the UAE Pavilion and on the theme of EXPO 2012: Living Ocean and Coast. The National Media Council has directed the development of the 2012 EXPO ...  >>MORE

Yeosu Expo 2012 registers 35,660 visitors on official opening day

Posted on 14/05/2012

Yeosu, South Korea - A total of 35,660 people visited on the first day of 2012 Yeosu Expo which officially opened on May 12, organisers of the event said on Sunday. The number of visitors to the Yeosu Expo 2012 is expected to pick up steam as more national pavilions of 104 participating countries are stepping up promos with a wide variety of programs. UAE National Pavilion remains on top five national pavilions along with Korea Pavilion, according to initial local news media reports. – ...  >>MORE

Blue space meets cyberspace at UAE pavilion, expo 2012

Posted on 14/05/2012

Children gathered around 'Ocean of Dreams', jostling each other to set their own 'fish with a wish' free to swim in a large virtual aquarium. "That's mine!", shouted the triumphant young student as a bright purple-spotted cross between a clownfish and damsel fish descended from the top of the 'tank' to take its position among its schooling counterparts, each carrying a name tag and towing a wish banner. "I released mine into cyberspace!" countered her friend who had just selected the 'send to ...  >>MORE

BIE's Secretary General expresses admiration for UAE Pavilion at Expo 2012

Posted on 14/05/2012

Yeosu, South Korea - Vicente Gonzales Loscertales, the Secretary-General of the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE), complimented the UAE Pavilion at Expo 2012, Yeosu, Korea, which is supervised and organised by the National Media Council. After touring the Pavilion yesterday, Loscertales said in a statement to the Emirates News Agency (WAM): "the Pavilion successfully delivers Expo's main theme "Living Ocean and Coast" through the displays and interactive screens available in its ...  >>MORE

UAE Pavilion at Expo Yeosu 2012 opened

Posted on 13/05/2012

Yeosu, S. Korea - UAE Ambassador to South Korea Abdullah Khalfan Matar Al Romaithi officially opened the national pavilion of the United Arab Emirates at the 2012 Yeosu Expo. Well before the opening ceremony, thousands of Korean visitors were seen queuing up in a long line outside the innovative facade of the UAE pavilion. The edifice, themed around oceans and coasts, and complete with its graphic 'time-line' illustrating key stages in the UAE's development is organised by the National Media ...  >>MORE

UAE Pavilion at EXPO 2012 Yeosu to present UAE's development story to the world

Posted on 12/05/2012

Yeosu - The UAE has finalised preparations for the glittering opening on Saturday of its Pavilion at EXPO 2012 Yeosu, S. Korea, which will run from May 12 to August 12, 2012 under the theme 'The Living Ocean and Coast'. The UAE has combined eye-catching entertainment with informative videos that reveal the depths of the connections of the Emirati people with the world's seas and oceans. Participating in Expo 2012 Yeosu will add to the presence of the UAE Pavilion at previous World Expositions ...  >>MORE

Crowds throng to UAE Pavilion at Expo 2012 in Yeosu on pre-opening day

Posted on 06/05/2012

Yeosu, S. Korea - The UAE Pavilion opened its doors to the public at 10.00am this morning on a day that the residents of Yeosu are unlikely to forget. The sun shone, temperatures were in the near perfect low twenties, the bay's calm waters glistened. Buses, trains and planes disgorged tens of thousands of eager Korean families to an EXPO that has resoundingly defied the doubters who claimed that nobody would travel all the way to this southern formerly sleepy seaside resort. It is true to ...  >>MORE

Hamdan bin Mubarak welcomes UAE's win of Expo 2012 Yeosu higher steering committee membership

Posted on 13/02/2012

Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works and Chairman of the National Media Council (NMC) welcomed the winning by the UAE of membership of the higher steering committee of the International Exposition Yeosu Korea 2012 (Expo 2012 Yeosu Korea), scheduled in Yeosu city, South Korea from May 12 to August 12, 2012. "Winning the membership of this committee furthers the prominent stature the UAE enjoys at Expo events and reflects the success of the UAE Pavilion which latest ...  >>MORE

UAE delegation attends 2012 Yeosu Expo prep meeting

Posted on 09/02/2012

Seoul - More than 300 representatives from the United Arab Emirates and 100 plus countries and nine multinational organisations gathered yesterday at Hotel Shilla in downtown Seoul to ensure smooth preparations for the 2012 Yeosu Expo scheduled for May 12 to Aug. 12, this year. The Expo's steering committee hosted a three-day meeting in Seoul and Yeosu to review the overall preparation process and introduce guidelines for 11 issues including security, lodging, transportation and the ...  >>MORE

UAE presents bid to host World Expo 2020

Posted on 24/11/2011

The UAE has presented a bid to the International Exhibitions Bureau at the conference held today in Paris at head-office of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), to host Expo 2020 in Dubai. The move follows the directives by Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. Headed by H. H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, CEO of Emirates Airlines Group, the UAE ...  >>MORE

UN Commissioner for Yeosu Expo praises National Media Council

Posted on 19/10/2011

UN Commissioner-General for the 2012 Yeosu Expo Samuel Koo, has praised the efforts made by the National Media Council and Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works and Chairman of the Council, in bolstering cooperation between the two sides during international events. During a meeting held here yesterday with the NMC Director General, Mr. Koo expressed thanks to Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak for the great support the NMC had offered to the UN Pavilion during Expo 2010 Shanghai ...  >>MORE

UAE delegate joins international planning meeting for EXPO 2012 Yeosu

Posted on 07/04/2011

Seoul - The 2nd International Planning Meeting for EXPO 2012 Yeosu Korea opened yesterday at Hotel Shilla in downtown Seoul for a three-day run with the participation of delegates from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and 50 plus countries. Ibrahim Al Abed, director general of National Media Council (NMC) of the UAE flew into Seoul to join the meeting which was hosted by Commissioner of EXPO 2012 Yeosu Korea. The 2012 Yeosu Expo will introduce technology, scientific knowledge and experience ...  >>MORE

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Korean website praises UAE pavilion at Expo 2012 Yeosu Korea for winning Silver Award


Expo 2012 Yeosu award provides strong catalyst for Expo 2020: Reem Al Hashimy


Ambassador to Korea underscores UAE Pavilion's Silver Medal win


UAE receives silver medal in top class at expo 2012


2012 Yeosu Expo adds credentials to UAE 's bid to host Dubai 2020 EXPO


UAE Pavilion promotes bid to host 2020 World Expo


Egyptian ambassador praises UAE pavilion at Expo2012


'Turtle' star promotes environment awareness at PHL pavilion


UN-NGO lauds UAE Pavilion main film Turtle


Youtube Channel on UAE films reaches half a million viewers


UAE Pavilion in Yeosu Expo plays marine film


Visitors throng UAE Pavilion at Yeosu expo


UAE Ambassador hails country's pavilion participation at Expo 2012 Yeosu


Our participation at Yeosu Expo 2012 promotes chances to host World Expo 2020 in Dubai, says Reem Al Hashimy


Reem Al Hashimy attends celebrations of UAE's pavilion


UAE promises 'a very special EXPO 2020' in Dubai


EXPO 2012 Film ''The Turtle' released on YouTube


Emiratis volunteers at UAE Pavilion at 2012 Yeosu Expo lauded for their devoted service


Emirati volunteers give personal care for elderly and handicapped visitors to UAE Pavilion at 2012 Yeosu Expo


Yeosu Expo visitor turnout hit record high daily figure of 62,319 on Saturday


Korean media give extensive coverage to UAE's participation in "Expo 2012 Yeosu"


Chinese Pavilion Commissioner-General hails UAE's participation in 2012 Yeosu Expo


UAE launches Expo 2012 Website


Yeosu Expo 2012 registers 35,660 visitors on official opening day


Blue space meets cyberspace at UAE pavilion, expo 2012


BIE's Secretary General expresses admiration for UAE Pavilion at Expo 2012


UAE Pavilion at Expo Yeosu 2012 opened


UAE Pavilion at EXPO 2012 Yeosu to present UAE's development story to the world


Crowds throng to UAE Pavilion at Expo 2012 in Yeosu on pre-opening day


Hamdan bin Mubarak welcomes UAE's win of Expo 2012 Yeosu higher steering committee membership


UAE delegation attends 2012 Yeosu Expo prep meeting


UAE presents bid to host World Expo 2020


UN Commissioner for Yeosu Expo praises National Media Council


UAE delegate joins international planning meeting for EXPO 2012 Yeosu