Ras Al Khaimah Breaks Two World Records

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Ras Al Khaimah smashed the Guinness World Records this New Years Eve, breaking two world records with stunning fireworks.

What Is It?

Ras Al Khaimah celebrated New Year’s Eve better than anyone in the world & smashed the Guinness World Records for the longest chain of fireworks and the longest straight line of fireworks. The total length of fireworks chain measured 4.6km and used 11,284 devices to break the world record on New Year’s Eve as a tribute to the Year of Zayed.  

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The record for the longest straight line of fireworks spanned over Al Marjan Island was 13 km long & the aerial shells used for the fireworks were 600 mm in diameter.  They were the largest deployed in the UAE this year. Thousands of visitors came to witness the stunning spectacle which lasted a breathtaking 13.20 minutes and was telecast around the world.

What Else?

“The spectacular event highlighted the reputation of Ras Al Khaimah as the must-visit destination for celebrating the New Year’s Eve,” said Eng. Abdulla Al Abdouli, Managing Director & CEO of Marjan, who organized the display.