Ras Al Khaimah Is All Set To Break Records and Welcome 2024 in Style!

Witness history in the making as Ras Al Khaimah attempts two GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ in a dazzling New Year's Eve celebration!

Witness Ras Al Khaimah’s historic attempt to break two GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ with a mesmerizing New Year’s Eve fireworks display featuring aquatic pyrotechnics and LED drones.

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Ras Al Khaimah, the jewel of the United Arab Emirates, is all set to create history again as it prepares to break two but two GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ with its sensational New Year’s Eve fireworks extravaganza. This awe-inspiring event will feature cutting-edge choreography and groundbreaking techniques never seen in pyrotechnics. Join us as we delve into this breathtaking celebration and explore what makes Ras Al Khaimah the perfect place to welcome the new year.

Ras Al Khaimah’s Record-Breaking Ambitions

Raki Phillips, Chief Executive Officer at Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority, is leading the charge for this year’s celebrations. He expresses the Emirate’s determination to push the boundaries and create unforgettable experiences for residents and visitors alike.

The Grand Showcase: A Visual Feast

The fireworks display promises to be magical, spanning 4.5 kilometres of shoreline from Al Marjan Island to Al Hamra Village. This picturesque stretch will serve as a stunning backdrop to the festivities.

A Novel Choreography

The highlight of the evening will be the groundbreaking choreography. Imagine a “carpet” of aquatic pyrotechnics, LED drones, and fireworks perfectly synchronized to a specially composed musical score. It’s a visual symphony inspired by Ras Al Khaimah’s natural wonders—Sea, Desert, and Mountains.

Two Records in One Night

Ras Al Khaimah aims to achieve not one but two GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™. The first record attempt involved creating the ‘Longest chain of aquatic floating fireworks.’ The second record will be for the ‘Longest straight-line drone display.’

The Man Behind the Vision

Raki Phillips, the driving force behind this ambitious celebration, shares his thoughts on this year’s event. He believes it will illuminate the sky and bring communities together.

A Legacy of Record-Breaking Celebrations

Ras Al Khaimah has a rich legacy of organizing record-breaking New Year’s Eve celebrations. These events reflect the Emirate’s commitment to uniting visitors, residents, and all communities. Furthermore, they underline Ras Al Khaimah’s remarkable tourism growth, as 2023 witnessed record-high visitor numbers.

Ras Al Khaimah’s Tourism Boom

The Emirate’s tourism sector is experiencing unprecedented growth. In 2023, Ras Al Khaimah recorded its highest-ever number of visitors. This remarkable achievement propels the Emirate towards its goal of attracting over 3 million annual visitors by 2030.

RAK NYE Fireworks Show by Soundfest at Al Marjan Island

A Spectacle for All: Where to Watch

With over 50,000 spectators expected to attend, Ras Al Khaimah has planned two fantastic ways to watch the fireworks. Whether you’re looking for a free-access experience or something more premium, there’s an option for everyone.

The Public Extravaganza

The public event offers free access to all, making it accessible to everyone. Attendees can enjoy a dedicated viewing section, kids’ activities, food trucks, and live entertainment. It’s a family-friendly celebration that brings people of all ages together.

SoundFest: Elevate Your Experience

For those seeking an elevated experience, there’s the option to purchase tickets for the SoundFest event at AED300 per person. This premium offering provides an exclusive viewing area and a musical lineup that will blow you away. From a U2 tribute band to Egyptian rock fusion, SoundFest promises an unforgettable night. But that’s not all; there’s a surprise DJ to keep the dance floor alive.

New Additions to Delight

In addition to the record-breaking fireworks, Ras Al Khaimah is introducing exciting new features to make this year’s celebration truly unforgettable.

Camping and Caravan Zones

For the first time, the celebration includes free-access areas dedicated to camping and caravans. Now, you can enjoy the festivities while surrounded by the beauty of nature.

Vehicle Viewing Point

If you prefer a more intimate setting, Ras Al Khaimah covers you with a Vehicle Viewing Point. You can watch the fireworks comfortably from your car, creating a unique and personalized experience.

Conclusion: A Night to Remember

As Ras Al Khaimah prepares to dazzle the world with its New Year’s Eve fireworks display, it’s evident that this celebration is about more than just breaking records. It’s a testament to the Emirate’s commitment to bringing people together and creating unforgettable moments. With its record-breaking tourism growth and a night full of entertainment, Ras Al Khaimah is poised to become the ultimate destination for ringing in the new year. So, whether you choose the free-access public event or the premium SoundFest experience, one thing is certain—you’re in for a night to remember.

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