Around the world generally celebrateby lighting fireworks. When midnight falls on December 31, all eyes will be on the sky and be amazed by the colorful fireworks display.
But unfortunately, this year it seems that the whole world will be absent from celebrating the fireworks due to the corona virus pandemic.
To commemorate the best fireworks of the new year, here are 5 countries with the best and spectacular fireworks that can hypnotize anyone who witnesses them.
first ranking of the best new year’s fireworks is occupied by Dubai. In 2014 Dubai was listed in the Guinness Book of World Records in the category of the largest fireworks display in the world.
The Dubai government is willing to spend US $ 6 million or the equivalent of Rp85 billion in 2014.
Fireworks celebrations are held in a number of places, but the world’s tallest tower Burj Khalifa is the center of all the fireworks celebrations.
Not only fireworks, to entertain Dubai residents and tourists alike, the Burj Khalifa tower features light fountain shows, laser games and all the other Dubai luxuries.
Unlike other major cities in the world, it seems that Dubai will open its New Year’s fireworks display to the public but with the implementation of strict health protocols.
In order to minimize transmission, the Dubai government has prepared thermal cameras, mandating contactless payments, maintaining a safe distance in all public areas, and mandatory masks.
In addition, the local government has also restricted roads and access to downtown neighborhoods at night.
2. New York
city known as ‘The Big Apple’ or ‘The City that Never Sleeps’ could be the main destination for many people in the world to get through New Year’s Eve.
Usually people will gather at Times Square which is the main venue for fireworks displays.
Apart from fireworks, there are also confetti, time balls, pyrotechnic light shows, stage acts of famous musicians all in one place to add special effects and the excitement of the new year.
Interestingly, all of this entertainment can be enjoyed by the public for free.
Even though it has been named as one of the best cities to celebrate New Year’s fireworks, the fireworks show on New Year’s Eve will not be open to the public during the pandemic, referring to the timessquarenyc page.
People are encouraged to enjoy virtual fireworks, which is safer and more comfortable. This year the legendary singer Gloria Gaynor is scheduled to appear on the show.
Sydney doesn’t want to be outdone by the best new year fireworks it has. Fireworks displays are usually held at the Sydney Harbor Bridge with over one million people attending.
To be able to enjoy the visitors are even willing to rent a boat to get closer to the Opera House, where the fireworks display is held.
Given that it is still in a pandemic period, New Year’s Eve in Sydney will also be different from the health protocol rules.
The Australian government urged residents of the city of Sydney and others to limit gathering for common health and suggested celebrating New Year’s Eve at home with family.
Launching the Australian government website, a small fireworks display will be held at the Sydney Harbor Bridge at midnight, but without the presence of the public and broadcast live on television.
The government is closely monitoring the number of crowds around the port and in the green zone.
city of London is usually packed with hundreds of thousands of people who revel in the countdown to the new year.
A fireworks display is held around the London Eye and begins when Big Ben’s bells ring. Previously, visitors were entertained by the attraction of a marching band parade and a royal horse show.
But at the end of 2020, citizens of the world, especially London, should be encouraged to celebrate New Year’s Eve at home.
This happened after the city of London canceled a fireworks display to prevent the spread of the corona virus.
The London city government also imposes restrictions on restaurants and bars at New Year’s Eve. Launching the official website of the London city government, London New Year’s Eve celebrations can still be enjoyed via online broadcasts.
Fireworks events can be enjoyed by British citizens from television broadcasts or social media.
Singapore is a favorite tourist destination for Indonesians. Usually at the end of the year Singaporeans and tourists are enthusiastic about seeing the fireworks show held at the Merlion Park.
Unfortunately, the countdown for the turn of the year at Marina Bay will be different from the previous year due to the corona virus.
The organization that organizes the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) fireworks display will not put on the spectacular annual show to minimize crowds in the iconic region of the white lion country.
The URA plans 11 different locations to light fireworks, so that the fireworks display can be enjoyed from your home or hotel.