For Immediate Release: October 12, 2021
(Seattle, WA) Seattle Hip Hop artist and community organizer, Khazm “King Khazm” Kogita is traveling to Dubai, UAE as a Cultural Ambassador to the State Department, and Cultural Performer at the 2020 World’s Fair this December. Expo 2020 Dubai is a six-month long global event and marks a pivotal moment in history, as the first Expo to be held in the Middle East.
Khazm is one of approximately 84 Cultural Performers from across the United States (and its territories) invited to represent their region in Dubai. A Seattle native, Khazm is a multifaceted artist, producer, and community organizer who has engaged in art and community service for over 25 years. Performing songs from his forthcoming album, Return of a MAD (Fresh Chopped Beats, February 2022) in the USA Pavilion, Khazm has spent most of his life working to empower communities through a lens of Hip Hop.
“The World’s Fair is a one-of-a-kind exposition that has spotlighted innovation, culture and the best of humanity for nearly two centuries. Bringing Hip Hop to a world stage like that is an absolute honor, and my vision is to see it exemplified in its true essence, with the culture and spirit of global unity to the forefront.”
Expo 2020 will welcome visitors from across the world from October 1, 2021 through March 31, 2022. Visit https://www.expo2020dubai.com/en/understanding-expo for more information on Expo 2020 Dubai.
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World Expos, also known as World’s Fairs, are great opportunities for countries to express their values and display their technology, advancing their interests around the world.
Since 1851, the World’s Fair has brought people together from every corner of the globe to innovate, collaborate and showcase the future.
Expo 2020 Dubai – with its theme of “Connecting Minds, Creating the Future” – will provide a platform to foster creativity, innovation and collaboration within the Middle East and beyond.
More information available on this Expo fact sheet and here to learn more about Expo 2020 Dubai and the 190+ participating countries.
About the USA Pavilion Theme
At Expo 2020 Dubai, the United States of America will celebrate “Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of the Future.” This powerful theme reflects America’s commitment to promoting prosperity, opportunity, and innovation globally and domestically.
Our exhibits, events, and programs will showcase the United States as a strong and trusted partner for peace, progress, and security throughout Expo 2020 Dubai.
About the USA Pavilion
The lightbulb, the phone, the internet — all of these great inventions were created on U.S. soil.
Now, see for yourself what the United States has in store for the future at the USA Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai.
The USA Pavilion will celebrate the American spirit: the people, the ideas and the contributions that improve lives around the world to build a brighter tomorrow.
Told through eight immersive exhibits designed by global experience design company Thinkwell Group, the USA Pavilion will bring the stories of American mobility to life in a spectacular display of American ingenuity.