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NYE 2023 Fireworks: Ras Al Khaimah Plans for record Fireworks for New Year’s Eve

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All eyes are on Ras Al Khaimah New Year Celebrations ( #RAKNYE2023 ) with an artistic panel of fireworks in harmony with music for 12 minutes covering 4.7 km!

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With less than two months remaining until the New Year celebrations, the Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority, in cooperation with the organizing committee for the New Year celebrations in the emirate, is preparing to welcome the year 2023 with impressive fireworks displays on musical rhythms that may set new records in the Guinness Book of Records.

What can you expect from RAK NYE Fireworks?

These celebrations include displays of drones, nano lights, and harmonious arrangements of colors and shapes that move to the rhythms of electronic music. The New Year celebration will be witnessed in the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah ( #RAKNYE2023 An exceptional display of fireworks that will light up the sky will last for 12 minutes and extend over 4.7 kilometers along the waterfront between Al Marjan Island and Al Hamra Village. Visitors will be mesmerized by the captivating light shows to the music set to break new records once again.

To welcome visitors, gates open at 4 pm for the fireworks display.

More than 20,000 car parks will also be made available.

Behind the scenes of Ras Al Khaimah Fireworks

Al Marjan Island will be an ever-changing stage of massive fireworks, accompanied by spectacular drone pyrotechnics. There are more than 15,000 fireworks as well as 5,000 hours of hard work, 130 sea pontoons, and hundreds of drones with pyrotechnics

The fireworks are designed in European factories and hand-crafted by historic fireworks families over the past couple of months. The large shells, the bright and changing colours, and unique forms will contribute to the show’s beauty. The 12 minutes of fireworks is accompanied by nano-lights and stunning orchestral, electronic music that will amaze visitors. The whole stage of fireworks is a massive 4.7-kilometer stage, with dancing lights dancing to energetic music that flows from one side of the bay to the other.

Ras Al Khaimah sets two Guinness World Records with NYE 2022 Fireworks show

Moreover, residents and tourists alike can enjoy a packed program of family-friendly activities and events throughout the run-up to New Year’s Eve, accompanied by a host of festivals that will take place in the emirate from November 15 to December 31, 2022. Visit RAK Calendar

Preparations for this year’s celebrations are being carried out by the organizing committee headed by the Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority, teams from Ras Al Khaimah Police, the Ras Al Khaimah Government Media Office, the Ras Al Khaimah Chamber of Commerce, Marjan, the Department of Works and Public Services, Ras Al Khaimah and Al Hamra Municipality, and others. The committee will focus on the public’s safety while taking all precautionary measures in coordination with the National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority and the Ministry of Health and Community Protection.

Ras Al Khaimah sets two Guinness World Records with NYE 2022 Fireworks show

The Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah has entered several times in the Guinness Book of Records due to its amazing displays of fireworks in previous New Year celebrations; The emirate staged a stunning display of fireworks for the 2022 New Year celebrations attended by thousands of spectators along the beach, using more than 15,000 visual effects with the help of 452 drones. The spectacular 2022 festive display thus set two new Guinness World Records records: “Most number of drones used to launch fireworks simultaneously” and “Highest height of a drone fireworks display.”

How were the previous RAK NYE Fireworks shows?

Over the last 5 years, Ras Al Khaimah New Year celebrations promise to be a mind-boggling feat – where pyrotechnics, fireworks, and laser displays create a dazzling experience and every time attempts to break previous Guinness World Records. Here is a glimpse of the last 3 years’ RAK NYE fireworks

Year 2022: RAK NYE Fireworks

Thousands of people worldwide witnessed the Epic Ras Al Khaimah New Year’s Eve Celebrations (RAKNYE 2022) that impressed everyone with amazing fireworks show that smashed 2 Guinness World Records.

The 12-minute spectacle was choreographed to express the reunion’s joy through six themes set to the majestic orchestral tune. The symphony of light and music offered the guests who had stayed at designated camping places with friends and family on the previous day an event that was one of the most enjoyable moments of the holiday season

Year 2021: RAK NYE Fireworks

The Ras Al Khaimah New Year’s Eve Celebrations dazzled the world with a 10-minute firework show that underlined the UAE’s message of hope, peace and achievements. Lighting up the sky over the Arabian Sea, 8,500kg of fireworks lit up a length of 4km and width of 3.9km. The festive panorama of colours was achieved from 81 launch pontoons that shot up 15,281 firework shells. The show took 20 days of offshore and onshore preparation with 30 technicians. More than 3km of optical fibre was laid in addition to 6km of control cables.

Year 2020: RAK NYE Fireworks

The emirate wrote history as it achieved the titles of “Most Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for launching Fireworks Simultaneously” and “The Longest Firework Waterfall”, in the presence of official adjudicators from Guinness World Records.

Location of RAK NYE 2022 Fireworks


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