Best pictures and video from Dubai fireworks, New Year's Eve
Well that was fun. Dubai saw off 2013 and welcomed in 2014 in its own spectacular style, illuminating the skies with a dazzling, firework display along the coastline, from Burj Khalifa to The Palm.
And having promised a world record, they duly delivered, surpassing Kuwait, whose 77,000 fireworks in more than an hour was swatted aside inside the first 60 seconds. In total, 560,398 fireworks was the figure officially registered.
Here’s the pick of the pictures and video.
THE PALM (pictures by Farooq Salik)
BURJ KHALIFA (by Ajith Kumar)