Global U.S. Ties
Application deadline: 3/15/2021 at latest (see below)

Global Ties U.S. is seeking Cultural Performers to perform at the U.S. Pavilion. Cultural Performers – including representatives from dance, music, theater, literature, art, food, sports, spoken word, and more – will be selected from across the United States and its territories to represent their region as ambassadors of U.S. culture. Through their service, these performers will provide a program at the U.S. Pavilion that embodies the geographic and cultural richness of the United States and its territories, tell the story of the United States, and engage Expo visitors through scheduled and informal engagements. Performances will vary in size from speakers and solo artists to larger groups of up to 30 performers. This opportunity is open to U.S. citizens.

Global Ties U.S. will select approximately 390 Cultural Performers and 84 total acts to perform at Expo 2020. Each act is expected to participate in a minimum of four performance engagements and will be in Dubai for five to seven days. For more information please click here.

The form for both nominations and direct applicants will be open from September 15, 2020 to March 15, 2021 at latest. Global Ties U.S. reserves the right to close the application prior to the deadline. Early submissions are encouraged.