Dubai goes crazy for exhibition 99% won’t be here to see
Wild celebrations among residents planning to leave city long before 2020
DUBAI: Residents erupted in joy today over news that the World Expo 2020 will be held in a city that most will have fled in five years.
“It’s absolutely amazing! I’m so proud of you Dubai!” said Amanda Spart, who is already planning to go back to England next year. “I can’t believe we won. It’s going to be amazing.”
“I really can’t wait!” said Mark Realt, who plans to give Dubai “another two to three years, tops” before returning to the US. “Fantastic job Dubai,” he later tweeted. “Roll on 2020!”
November 28, 2013 at 9:08 am
Haha… the only people really laughing are the landlords.. BRING IT ON.. they all popping the (non-alcoholic, cough cough) champagne.
November 29, 2013 at 8:10 am
I know its supposed to be satire, but atleast give a publish a write-up matching the headline, this is plain stupid!
November 30, 2013 at 6:48 am
According to my calculations the last 8 days of Expo 2020 will be Ramadan. That will be fun for the closing ceromonies!
Twerking for Iranian Freedom
November 30, 2013 at 10:32 am
Hi Mike, can you explain how you did that calculation? Am bored shitless this afternoon and working that out for myself sounds like a real fun way to spend the rest of the day!
January 5, 2014 at 8:09 am
Maybe they will change the dates for Ramadan to accommodate the expo