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NYE Celebrations in UAE

NYE Celebrations in UAE

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is all set for the New Year Eve (NYE) celebrations with dazzling Fireworks, Laser and Drone Shows in various Emirates and locations. There are many more to the attractions this year and extensive arrangements are made for the Safety of the spectators. There are Celebrity Concerts, Parades organized in various venues. Parking arrangements are made well ahead with clear sign boards for easy access. Dubai Metro, Buses and Taxis are well organized to carry people to and from various locations in Dubai.

In Dubai only there will be Fireworks lighting up the sky from 32 locations across the city – The Burj Khalifa, Dubai Frame, Al Seef to name few. Dubai Metro will be running 43 hours straight for the New Year celebrations. Abu Dhabi is aiming to break the Guinness World Records with a Fireworks show spanning for 40 minutes. It is a part of the Sheikh Zayed Festival in Al Wathba. Drone Show, Parade, Dancing Fountain and Live Music are other attractions.

Preparations in Dubai

The preparations for the NYE Celebrations include the following

  • 10,000 Cameras to monitor the Traffic
  • 32 Locations hosting Fireworks
  • Team of 1,200 Ambulance personnel
  • 45 Boats near celebration areas
  • Team of 1,800 Dubai Municipality personnel
  • A Team of 700 Dubai Civil Defence personnel
  • 5,800 Dubai Police personnel
  • 43 Hours of non-stop Metro service
  • 1,420 Volunteers to help and guide
  • 3,651 Police Patrols

Read more about the NYE Celebrations here

All other Emirates of UAE are adding their own specific plans and attractions to make the New Year Eve after lifting the Covid-19 Pandemic restrictions. Atyutka wishes all its patrons and viewers a Very Very Happy New Year in advance. Take care and enjoy the celebrations while giving importance to wearing Masks wherever required. Our health is important for us and let us not get into any ill-health in the New Year.

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Born and brought up in Kerala, I did my schooling in Kerala and graduated (B.Sc Physics) from the Calicut University. I have worked with a Swedish Company from 1994 to 2015, as a Senior Project Manager in their Group IT Division in Dubai. This blog is the result of my strong desire to communicate with others, sharing what I know and what I could gather from various sources.


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