One of Emaar’s coordinator claimed that the ‘Light Up 2018’ exhibition in Downtown Dubai to introduce the New Year is set to be an official Guinness World Records title endeavor that will add to the UAE’s pride.

Emaar's bid for the Guinness World Records will be in the festivals classification, with points of interest to be uncovered at the appropriate time, the Dubai-based firm, which is one of the greatest property engineers in the area, said.

A week ago, when reached by Gulf News, Emaar neither affirmed nor denied reports that there won't be New Year's firecrackers at Burj Khalifa this time. Recently, Emaar said the 'Light Up 2018' scene will commend the UAE's accomplishments and furthermore pay tribute to the establishing father of the country, the late Shaikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, to stamp the 'Year of Zayed' in 2018.

The celebrations will traverse Downtown Dubai with Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building, becoming the overwhelming focus "with a never-before marvel".

Emaar said it is working intimately with government and private division contributors in sorting out the occasion, with unique review decks being set up for the general population in Burj Park, South Ridge and the Mohammad Bin Rashid Boulevard. A committed review stage for 100 individuals with assurance will likewise be organized.

The 'Light Up 2018' festivals will commence at 5pm beginning with The Dubai Fountain show and live DJ, and proceed till 1am. Public audience are encouraged to be at the setting by 6pm. The occasion will be communicated live on TV world-wide and transmitted on huge screens in Downtown Dubai. The experience can be viewed online at, which likewise has more insights about the festivals.


Petros Stathis