The fireworks display will be driven by two attempts to set Guinness World Records through pyrotechnics on a scale never attempted before in the world.
Major General Abdullah Al Ghaithi, Director of the General Department of Organization Protective Security and Emergency at the Dubai Police has revealed that 3,000 policemen will secure the New Year’s celebrations in Dubai that will take place in 25 sites with fireworks and light shows.
In fire-encircled seaside communities along a 200-kilometre (135-mile) strip of coast, terrified people -- wrapped in blankets and make-shift facemasks -- sought refuge near the water.
To mark the end of 2019 and usher in the New Year on a high note, the new season of Fazza Championship for Falconry-Telwah, organised by the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC), opened with strong competitions at Al Ruwwayyah desert area.
None of us will know who was on Santa’s list of naughty and nice this year. Not that anyone knew in the earlier years. And that’s a good thing, it keeps the fun going.
The massive security arrangements that are being made for the New Year’s Eve celebrations in the UAE, particularly in Dubai, highlights the nation’s overriding concern for the safety
The decorations are starting to outstay their welcome. The lights still twinkle, but they herald something that’s on the way out, not the way in. The days between Christmas and New Year
January 1, 2020, which falls on a Wednesday, has been declared as an official holiday by the UAE government.
Spectacular fireworks in 25 different locations lit up not only the skies, but also the hearts of the people across the country.