RAS AL KHAIMAH SETS TWO GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ TITLES WITH AN INCREDIBLE NEW YEAR’S EVE DRONE AND FIREWORKS DISPLAY
January 1, 2023, Ras Al Khaimah – Ras Al Khaimah, one of the seven emirates of the United Arab Emirates, made history by setting two Guinness World Records™ titles with its spectacular New Year’s Eve drone and fireworks display.
The first record was set for the “Largest Aerial Firework Shell,” which featured a stunning firework shell that measured an impressive 1,540.4 kilograms. The shell was launched from a gigantic 10-meter-diameter barge located 4 kilometers off the coast of Ras Al Khaimah, captivating the audience with its beauty and grandeur.
The second record was achieved for the “Most Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) Launching Fireworks Simultaneously.” A total of 300 drones were synchronized to create a mesmerizing aerial show, lighting up the night sky with vibrant colors and intricate patterns. The choreographed display showcased the precision and expertise of the drone operators, as they flawlessly executed their formations.
The Guinness World Records™ adjudicators were present to authenticate the records and ensure that all guidelines and criteria were met. The Ras Al Khaimah New Year’s Eve celebration successfully surpassed the previous records held in Japan and China, solidifying its position as a global leader in innovative and breathtaking displays.
The event was organized by the Ras Al Khaimah Events Management team, in collaboration with several government entities and private sectors. The meticulous planning and execution of the event required months of preparation, ensuring the safety and success of the world-record-breaking display.
Ras Al Khaimah is renowned for its extravagant New Year’s Eve celebrations, attracting visitors from around the world. This year’s event not only provided a memorable experience for the attendees but also showcased the emirate’s commitment to pushing boundaries and creating unforgettable moments.
The Guinness World Records™ titles earned by Ras Al Khaimah serve as a testament to the emirate’s dedication to excellence and its ability to captivate the world with its awe-inspiring displays. The achievement will undoubtedly further elevate Ras Al Khaimah’s reputation as a top tourist destination and a hub for extraordinary events.
As the clock struck midnight and the magnificent fireworks filled the sky, Ras Al Khaimah bid farewell to 2022 and welcomed 2023 with a record-breaking celebration that will be etched in the memories of all those who witnessed it.