Burj Khalifa fireworks 2016 details


By Conrad Egbert, Guides Editor  www.gulfnews.com

Guides can confirm that the Burj Khalifa fireworks display, which has become one of the most watched spectacles on the planet, will begin at the stroke of midnight on December 31, 2015 and have a theme of a futuristic Dubai, underlining its 2020 vision while highlighting the UAE’s achievements in the year gone by.

The spectacular fireworks show will be followed by an unprecedented audio-visual display with LED lights and light beams.

The event will also be broadcast live on international TV channels as well as live-streamed online at www.mydowntowndubai.com

2Online visitors can choose from three different viewing cameras for a total perspective of the event.

An anchor celebration of the varied New Year’s Eve events that are planned across the city, Downtown Dubai New Year’s Eve Gala will have clearly defined themed-acts, each highlighting an inspiring facet of Dubai.

The crowning glory of the event and visual-masterpiece of Burj Khalifa will see displays in creative patterns and styles. The fireworks and light displays will be presented in multiple hues and forms, each narrating a story that will resonate with Dubai residents and the global community.

Visitors to Downtown Dubai can watch the spectacle from specially allocated viewing points in Burj Park as well as from Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard. They are recommended to arrive before 6pm and take public transport to arrive at the venue, while Roads & Transport Authority plans to extend the operational hours of the Dubai Metro for their convenience. More info