The Ras Al Khaimah New Year’s Eve Celebrations dazzled the world with a 10-minute fireworks show that underlined the UAE’s message of hope, peace and achievements, as the world welcomed 2021 with optimism and renewed confidence.
Lighting up the sky over the Arabian Sea, the fireworks spectacle was organised by following all safety protocols. While guests, including UAE residents and tourists, at hotels in Al Marjan Island and Al Hamra Village watched the show on-ground, the event was also broadcast live on television channels globally and via social media channels, reaching millions of viewers around the world. People can catch up on the exciting show on rasalkhaimahnye.com and raknye.com
As the New Year dawns with a more positive outlook following the COVID-19 vaccines, the celebration at Ras Al Khaimah was carefully curated. In addition to paying tribute to the thousands who were impacted by the pandemic, the event aimed to underline the need for humanity to stand together and march ahead with confidence.
Abdulla Al Abdouli, member of the event Organising Committee, said: “The Ras Al Khaimah New Year’s Eve Celebration is indeed a tribute to the resilience and strength of humanity. We are sending a message of positivity to the world from here in Ras Al Khaimah, urging people to move forward with confidence after what was an unprecedented year. As we move into 2021 with Ras Al Khaimah chosen as the GCC Capital of Tourism, we aim to inspire people to visit the emirate and explore its wonders in full safety.
“The theme of hope and achievement that the show put forward reflected Ras Al Khaimah and the UAE’s continued efforts to address the challenges boldly and to inspire confidence that through concerted efforts, the world can overcome any crisis and emerge stronger. We conducted the entire show following all safety protocols, which has been our top-most priority.”