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Burj Khalifa glitters for New Year’s Eve

Dubai’s showcase of laser, lights and fireworks dazzles thousands. If you weren’t one of them, check out this video.

January 3, 2011 3:41 by

The UAE rang in the New Year with showers of brightly colored fireworks over the iconic Burj Khalifa building in Dubai. It was the highest fireworks display in the world, or something like that (Kipp loses track).

Thousands of Dubai residents and tourists thronged at the world’s tallest tower to watch the four-minute fireworks display, which was set to Arabic music. What this video doesn’t show is the equally stunning four hour traffic jam following the show…

Read more: New Year’s Eve around the world; The chaos and the fury

Source: CNN

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