Wednesday, February 28, 2024

UAE bids farewell to 2023 and welcomes 2024 with fireworks display


Next midnight, the UAE will welcome the New Year with a host of celebrations and performances, some of which aim to set new records in the Guinness Book of Records.

Celebrations spread throughout the Emirate of Dubai today, bidding farewell to the current year and welcoming the New Year, with fireworks displays at 32 locations in the Emirate, notably the Burj Khalifa area, The Beach and Bluewaters (GPR), The Palm Island, Kite Beach and others.

Guests of Global Village in Dubai will be treated to seven New Year's Eve celebrations, timed to coincide with celebrations in many countries around the world, with fireworks displays every hour or so from eight to one in the evening. After midnight.

Emirate residents await the midnight countdown to bid farewell to 2023 with fireworks on New Year's Eve in Dubai to witness the dazzling sight of the Burj Khalifa area, Dubai skyline lit up with vibrant colors on the beach. , Blue Waters (GBR), Palm Island and Al Khaid Beach, Al Seef and Hatta, one of the most spectacular shows the city has ever seen. The beginning of the New Year will be celebrated with a special parade at 11:59 midnight at each venue.

Music lovers can celebrate the end of 2023 in a special atmosphere at the Dubai Opera, where the talented American singer Fantastic Negrito shines on stage for an exceptional night. Attendees can enjoy a long night of entertainment and dining events with the Dubai Opera Grand Band and DJ Slim. As the clock strikes midnight, attendees will be invited to walk outside to watch the Burj Khalifa fireworks as a spectacular farewell to 2023.

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Say goodbye to 2023 and welcome 2024 at the city's favorite beach destination, Zero Gravity Dubai, to enjoy a beach festival with concerts by “Rudimental”, “Sigala” and “Nathan Davi”. Fireworks light up the sky above the beach sand. For “Atlantis, The Palm” hotel, it awaits to celebrate the New Year in an elegant environment with the English musician “Sting” and his band of 30 musicians, with a special buffet that offers guests an unforgettable experience. The “Dubai Lights” event at the Dubai Shopping Festival is gearing up to showcase drones, and the event is free to attend at The Beach, JBR and Bluewaters at 8pm and 10pm with a dazzling display of 800 aircraft. The drones create an amazing visual that tells the story of Dubai's past.

Some events in the country this year are planning to set new records in the Guinness Book of Records, notably the event organized by the Sheikh Zayed Festival in Abu Dhabi and the event on the waterfront that stretches between Al Marjan Island and Al Hamra Village in Ras Al Khaimah.

Tonight, the Emirate of Abu Dhabi will witness firework displays at 10 locations and landmarks: Abu Dhabi Corniche, Al Maria Island – Galeria, Yas Bay Waterfront, Al Hudayriat Island, Madinat Saeed in Al Dhafra, Public Park in Qayadi behind the Dam. Center, Al Mugira Beach and Liwa Festival in the harbor. International (Tel Moreb 2024), Hazza bin Zayed Stadium in Al Ain, in addition to the event at the Sheikh Zayed Festival in Al Wathba.

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The Supreme Organizing Committee of the Sheikh Zayed Festival 2023-2024, currently underway at Al Wathba in Abu Dhabi, has announced the largest fireworks display lasting over 60 minutes, breaking three new Guinness World Records. Size, Time and Form.

First-time festival-goers in the region will have the chance to witness more than 5,000 drones in the skies over Al Wathba as they paint artistic paintings and perform dazzling performances in the festival skies.

For its part, the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah once again dazzles the world as it seeks to set two new Guinness World Records on New Year's Eve by organizing spectacular fireworks with unprecedented musical rhythms and techniques.

The event will last eight minutes along the 4.5 kilometer stretch of waterfront between Al Marjan Island and Al Hamra Village, and will include floating fireworks, spectacular displays of drones using LED lights and fireworks. Synchronize with musical instruments specially designed for this occasion.

“The Love of Muhammad Bin Rashid's Poetry”

“Dubai Media” airs on the screens of Dubai TV and Sama Dubai channels, and tonight at exactly 10 PM in a special evening of poetry singing titled “In Love with the Poetry of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid”. With New Year celebrations. 2024.

Special Goodwill Ambassador, Emirati artist Hussain Al Jazmi, will be the evening's guest speaker and, for the first time, will present a 10-poem recital, organized by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister. Ruler of United Arab Emirates and Dubai, may God protect him, Nabati and traditional poetry. It reveals the salient features of His Highness' unique personality.

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“Dubai Lights”

The Dubai Shopping Festival is gearing up to showcase drones at its “Dubai Lights” event, a free-to-attend event tonight at 8pm and 10pm at The Beach, JBR and Bluewaters, with a dazzling display of 800 drones. The drones create a spectacular scene that speaks to Dubai's past and its future.

• 800 drones fly over a spectacular display of Dubai's past and future.

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