DUBAI, This year's Downtown Dubai New Year's Eve Gala will be highlighted by a panoramic fireworks display that highlights the monumental achievements and futuristic developments of the nation. In washes of rainbow colours, specialised red and white comet shows, and LED shows, the pyrotechnics will be displayed from Burj Khalifa,the world's tallest building, and various other buildings in Downtown Dubai, according Emaar Properties, organiser of the event.

Precisely choreographed to a sound-track by Emirati talent, the display will bring to life several milestone moments and artistic interpretations in fireworks of a falcon flying high, swirling comets, and Arabian dance forms, among others.

A series of crescendos will captivate visitors including the midnight moment that welcomes 2017 followed by colourful brush strokes enveloping Burj Khalifa. The finale of the event will be a breathtaking display in pyrotechnics celebrating Dubai's new futuristic icon.

Elaborate preparations have been made to welcome the hundreds of thousands of visitors expected at Downtown Dubai, the flagship mega-development by Emaar Properties, to usher in 2017.

Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing, Roads and Transport Authority, Dubai Police, Dubai Civil Defence and Dubai Health Authority, among other governmental entities, will support Dubai's New Year's Eve celebrations.

Source: Emirates News Agency