Dubai – On the verge of Sydney grabbing the spot in the limelight, Dubai, jumped its way on 2014 with the World’s Largest Fireworks Display.
With the aid of 200 skilled workers and 100 computers, an estimation of about 500,000 fireworks were set on fire during the first minutes of 2014 inciting the celebration of the whole Dubai.
The show included various flags, epic sunrises and a majestic flying falcon on its line-up of spectacular fireworks.
Accordingly, the Guinness World Record officials started on the work of judging whether the city and finally, whitewashed its neighbor country Kuwait, which is now the former world record-holder.
“It is really mind-blowing, the size of this,” says Barrett Wissman, co-chairman of IMG Artists – managing the event, earlier saying that the epic display of fireworks covered almost 50 kilometers seafront.
While in Australia for the first time over a decade, fireworks were ignited from all four sails of the Sydney Opera House marking its bit to lead the globe into 2014.
A value of 1.6 million people was estimated lined-up in the harbor to watch the 7 tons of creative fireworks explode up in the air.
Also, a passion-filled New Year’s Eve was observed in the Philippines, where recently a typhoon just hit a month ago leaving a still counting death toll and missing. However, a rising tally of fire cracker related injuries and wild gunfire were observed hauling the country over time as one of Asia’s most violent New Year revels.
Maria Rosario Bactol, a town chief of Anibong in Tacloban – typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda’s worst hit province, said “Many here are welcoming the New Year after losing their mothers, fathers, siblings and children so you can imagine how it feels.”
Moreover, various and colorful New Year’s Eve fireworks presentation were observed and marveled in countries around the world marking the celebration of a brand new year to live.