Coldplay Headlines at Dubai Expo 2020 for The Infinite Night Series
Reported by: Hannah Reeves
On 15th February 2022, the global icons Coldplay performed at Al Wasl Plaza as part of the Infinite Night Series at Expo 2020. The show showcased their biggest hit songs and selections from their new album ‘Music of the Spheres’ ahead of their world tour in March.
The global livestream was broadcast combining performance with purpose. Coldplay aligned with Expo’s subtheme of Sustainability, pledging to make their upcoming ‘Music of the Spheres Tour’ as sustainable and low-carbon as possible.
Expo 2020 has achieved the highest sustainability ratings awarded for a project of its kind, which reiterates their shared values and commitment to prioritizing and protecting the planet for the years to come.
The exciting new show will be watched again from around the the world on Youtube, and other platforms. The concert can be viewed on VirtualExpoDubai.com, Expo TV on YouTube, and Expo 2020’s Facebook page as well.
COLDPLAY CONCERT TOUR
The Music Of The Spheres World Tour begins on 18 March 2022 with the band’s first ever show in Costa Rica, before travelling to the Dominican Republic, Mexico, USA, Germany, Poland, France, Belgium and the UK. The full list of shows and on sale dates is available at coldplay.com/tour now. The band have already teased that more dates will follow soon.
SUSTAINABILITY PLAN ‘A WORK IN PROGRESS’
In 2019, the band committed to making their future tours as environmentally beneficial as possible, and today’s announcement is accompanied by a comprehensive set of sustainability initiatives and environmental commitments, including one tree planted for every ticket sold and a show powered by 100% renewable energy. Full details can be seen at coldplay.com/sustainability now.
For more on Coldplay, visit https://www.coldplay.com/
ABOUT EXPO 2020 SUSTAINABILITY OBJECTIVES:
To host one of the most sustainable World Expos in history, Expo 2020 Dubai will embrace and exhibit collaborative solutions that inspire people to take action towards a sustainable future.
Therefore Expo 2020 intends to:
Ensure the event respects the environment, society and culture, and engages the global community, participants and visitors on sustainability issues
TO ACHIEVE THIS POLICY, EXPO 2020 DUBAI IS COMMITTED TO:
Ensuring Expo 2020 Dubai’s four key sustainability objectives are met by:
· Creating a legacy of sustainable infrastructure and future oriented sustainable practices.
· Catalyzing sustainability efforts in Dubai and the UAE toward Vision 2021.
· Increasing public awareness by engaging society about sustainable principles toward living.
· Developing sustainability solutions that are scalable, extending benefits to the wider economy.
Advancing, aligning and promoting the UAE’s sustainability commitments to the Paris Climate Accord and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Providing visible leadership by implementing sustainable standards, best practices and innovations, before, during and after the event.
Effectively communicating this policy to all personnel involved with Expo 2020 Dubai by ensuring adequate sustainability related information, guidelines and training are provided.
Advocating sustainably through an internally focused culture, where sustainable practices are embraced by employees, stakeholders and visitors alike.
Ensuring stakeholders are accountable for measuring and maintaining Expo 2020 Dubai’s sustainability standards.
For more information, visit Expo 2020 https://www.expo2020dubai.com/en/experiences/theme-weeks/global-goals
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