Dubai to welcome New Year with bigger fireworks


By Dhanusha Gokulan (Reporter )/Dubai

The cream on the cake for the New Year’s Eve celebration 2016 is the magnificent fireworks display, which will shower the city as the clock strikes 12am on January 1, 2016.

2Officials at Emaar Downtown and Atlantis the Palm have confirmed that the NYE 2016 fireworks are going to be a spectacle bigger than the previous years.

While fireworks at the Burj Khalifa and Atlantis are the most sought after fireworks on NYE, Khaleej Times have put together a guide to view the best fireworks in town.

The world’s tallest building, Burj Khalifa will light up with a spectacular fireworks display. Organisers have also announced that revellers will have a ‘surprise’, which will be revealed soon. Due to roadblocks by the Dubai Police, organisers have instructed people to reach the site as early as 6pm.

The event will also be live-streamed on, offering visitors the choice between 3 camera angles.

Time: 12am

Best viewing spots: Burj Khalifa at waterfront at the Dubai Mall, Souq

Bahar, Burj Plaza, South Bridage Building, Boulevard Road, Business

Bay area and also the areas including, Burj Al Arab, Jumeirah Beach

Residence, Palm Jumierah and surrounding areas

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