Published on January 2nd, 2014
Dubai, the largest fireworks show in the world: 500,000 fireworks
In Dubai, New Year’s Eve show was so impressive that had a new record: 500,000 fireworks were launched from 400 different locations along 100 kilometers.
At the amazing event attended thousands of people, but those who are in front of computers could enjoy the show as it was broadcast live on YouTube.
Spectators were able to enjoy a show that lasted six minutes in which they could admire various places in Dubai, including Palm Jumeirah, the famous palm-shaped artificial island and The World, an archipelago specifically designed to take the form of the map of the globe.
“The spectacle’s final salvo of fireworks created an artificial sunrise over the sea. From the first minute, Dubai has had enough fireworks launched within the first minute of the display alone to surpass the previous record”, noted Guinness World Records officials.
The previous record was downed by Kuwait in 2011, when about 77,000 fireworks were launched.
Source: The Verge