Dubai, the UAE does not cease to amaze its citizens and visiting tourists with lots of things, including great shows. Thus the holiday program on new year celebration in 2019 includes a laser show and spectacular fireworks on the facade of the world's tallest building – Burj Khalifa, and a musical performance of the Dubai Fountain near Burj Khalifa. The Emaar company, which was engaged in organizing the holiday, amazed the whole world with the scale and beauty of the New Year holiday 2019.
Almost a million viewers gathered around the Burj Khalifa to see this great show with their own eyes. In 2018, one hundred years since the birth of Sheikh Zayed are celebrated here. 2018 was proclaimed the Year of the Year of Zayed in the UAE (Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan is considered the founding father of the country).
Not only a million tourists and residents of Dubai, but also millions of users watched the show online, thanks to the efforts of the partner company TikTok. TikTok is one of the leaders in the production of short videos for mobile devices. For example, this video
was watched by over 3 million people. Special broadcasting of the New Year live show has become one of the top videos on the network on New Year's Eve.
The huge building of Burj Khalifa, the highest skyscraper in the world boggles the imagination itself, this New Year holiday it has got several new records. Thus, the following skyscraper records were included in the Guinness Book of Records: "The highest facade with LED lighting" and "The largest facade with LED lighting." In addition to Emaar, which was involved in organizing the show, government organizations also took part in its organization: the Department of Tourism and Commercial Marketing, the Road Administration and Transport, the Dubai Police, the Dubai Health Department, the Dubai Civil Defense Department, and others.
Dubai attracts many tourists from all over the world with its beaches, shopping malls, and many interesting attractions, and this time, people came specifically for Burj Khalifa 2019 new year celebration. In addition to a tribute to Sheikh Zaid, the laser show displayed computer models of the plans of the upcoming Martian mission of the UAE, in addition, the light show was accompanied by a concert – the musical compositions were composed specially for this event. By the beginning of the New Year, the Emaar gala performance reached its culmination, and the countdown began.
The great show involved over 9400 fireworks, 1371 kg of active pyrotechnic material, which were launched from 2017 positions throughout the building from the bottom to the top. Dubai congratulated the whole world "Happy New Year" in Arabic, English, and Chinese.