Tonnes of colourful explosives will light up Dubai’s skyline to welcome 2016.
The Burj Khalifa fireworks’ theme will represent Dubai as a city of the future. The 20-minute display will be streamed live on YouTube. Downtown Dubai will kick off the celebrations at midnight, with the world-famous display at Burj Khalifa. A second display will begin at Burj Al Arab at 12.09am and then Jumeirah Beach Residence’s The Beach will close the fireworks display at 12.16am.
During the 2014 new year’s celebration, Dubai set the world record for the largest firework display with 479,651 shells released in a six-minute show.