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Bulgari at Expo 2020 Dubai

With the official launch of Expo 2020 Dubai, the Italian Pavilion opens its doors to the many initiatives promoted by Bulgari and inspired by the event’s evocative motto, “Beauty Connects People”. Since 1 October Bulgari is one of the leading names of the first Universal Exposition to take place in an Arab country—a prestigious showcase of ideas and projects for the future.

The Brand’s rich program of initiatives at the Italian Pavilion: the Sotiria installation, the heritage exhibition and the gourmet proposal.

A picture representing of the installation of Simone Lingua at Expo Dubai.


The cultural proposals begin with a fascinating mix of jewelry and contemporary art by artist Simone Lingua: the Sotiria installation—named in tribute to Sotirio Bulgari, the company’s founder— dominates the central section of the Pavilion with an extension of 150 square meters.


In the name of beauty also comes the combination of art and fashion in The Art of Craft – The Glamour of Italian Excellence exhibition, scheduled from 12 December to 8 January 2022: 60 creations of Bulgari high jewelry will enter into dialogue with about 20 dresses by the great historical and contemporary masters of Italian fashion.

Bib necklace and earrings in gold and platinum with emeralds, amethysts, turquoises and diamonds, 1968. Formerly in the collection of Lyn Revson.
Giardinetto brooch in gold and platinum with sapphire, rubies and diamonds, 1966.
Sautoir in gold with yellow and blue sapphires, agate, citrines and diamonds, 1972.
Earrings in gold with pearls, sapphires, rubies and diamonds, 1992.
Necklace in gold with citrines, amethysts, rubies, emeralds and diamonds, 1989.
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Choker in gold with rubies, sapphires, lapis lazuli and diamonds, 1977.
Necklace in platinum with sapphires and diamonds, 1955.
A picture representing of the chef Niko Romito in front of his restaurant at Bulgari Resort Dubai.


Bulgari’s proposals is articulated on a gourmet level in the Pavilion restaurant, the social hub and place to meet: for the entire duration of Expo 2020 Dubai, the space will be managed by Il Ristorante - Niko Romito of Bulgari Resort Dubai.

The chef Niko Romito in front of Il Ristorante at Bulgari Resort Dubai.
The Salviati tableware crafted in Murano glass.
The intern of the restaurant with eight tables.
A dish with spaghetti cooked in the Il Ristorante - by Niko Romito.