By Staff www.emirates247.com
Dubai is all set to dazzle the world with its iconic New Year’s Eve Gala and a spectacular fireworks display that will light up Burj Khalifa once again.
Hosted by Emaar Properties, this year’s festivities are expected to break 2012’s record of 1.7 million visitors at Downtown Dubai.
This year’s gala will be differentiated by 10 unprecedented fireworks acts that are expected to mesmerise spectators.
With several viewing points for visitors in Downtown Dubai, the New Year’s celebration will also be streamed live on Youtube.com/DowntownDubai, reaching millions of online audiences in real time.
Emaar is also promoting active online engagement with the spectators encouraged to upload photographs and videos of the New Year’s Eve celebrations on social networks, using the hashtag #BeThere.
Ahmad Al Matrooshi, Managing Director, Emaar Properties, said: “The New Year’s Eve Gala at Burj Khalifa enjoys iconic status globally and underlines Dubai’s reputation as the must-visit destination to usher in the New Year.
“Dubai’s gala at Downtown Dubai will significantly add to the city’s civic pride, boost the tourism, hospitality and retail sectors, and salute the city’s win to host the World Expo 2020, with visitors expected from all over the world.”
He added: “Emaar’s New Year’s celebration is a salute to the positivity, hope, and cheer that Dubai brings to the world.
“Through the gala, we are inviting the world to welcome the New Year in one of the most dynamic cities.” More info