The world’s tallest tower Burj Khalifa is all set to welcome 2015 in grand style with Guinness record-breaking LED display.
The much-awaited Downtown Dubai New Year’s Eve Gala organised by Emaar Properties has already set history by clinching the Guinness World Records title for the ‘Largest LED-Illuminated Façade’ on the world’s tallest man made structure.
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Burj Khalifa has been wrapped with LED panels with a total area of 32,467 sq metres, surpassing the existing record held by Mall Taman Anggrek in Indonesia, with the LED screen area around Burj Khalifa nearly 3.75 times larger.
The record-breaking LED display has an impressive 70,000 LED panels placed in position using over 100,000 brackets and linked seamlessly using 55,000 metres of cabling for the perfect visual display.
On New Year’s Eve, the façade will display a spectacular multi-media display highlighting the rich heritage of Dubai, its visionary leadership and iconic accomplishments.
The LED illumination on the tower, laser beams that will light up the entire Downtown Dubai neighbourhood and The Dubai Fountain dancing to the rhythm of world music is expected to set the stage for the magnificent fireworks atop Burj Khalifa.
The mega-event is to serve as the crescendo for the celebration to usher in 2015 in unmatched grandeur.
A record crowd is expected to attend this year’s Downtown Dubai New Year’s Eve Gala.
The event will be streamed live on YouTube, with four different camera angles including an aerial view by drones being introduced this year, for the complete effect.
WATCH: Guinness World Record Breaking Largest LED-Illuminated Façade
VIDEO: Behind-the-scenes of Downtown Dubai’s 2015 New Year’s Eve