Lithuanian State Symphony Orchestra, led by artistic director and chief conductor Gintaras Rinkevičius, together with Dalia Ibelhauptaitė's Vilnius City Opera and its soloists, had the special honor this year to represent Lithuania at one of the world's largest exhibitions “EXPO 2020”. This year the exhibition will start on 1 October in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Its motto is "Join the making of a new world". On 22 October, during the Lithuanian National Day in the Lithuanian pavilion, the Lithuanian State Symphony Orchestra will present its performance. On this day, visitors will also be introduced to a special program of business and cultural events.
The world exhibition "EXPO 2020" is a special opportunity for Lithuania to expand international relations in the fields of economy, science and culture, to create the country's image. This year, as many as 194 countries of the world will take part in it.