Spectacular Dubai 2014 World Record Breaking Firework Show

Dubai 2014 Firework Show just broke the the world record for the largest ever fireworks display. Over 500,000 fireworks were used during the display which lasted around six minutes. It not only broke the record set in 2012 during a display to mark Kuwait’s golden jubilee anniversary with a total of 77,282 fireworks launched, but also broke that record within their first minute. The splendid show covered a distance of 61.6 miles (or over 94 km) and included the city’s seafront as well as Dubai’s most famous landmarks like the Palm Jumeirah, World Islands, the Burj Khalifa and Burj Al Arab. To make sure that the fireworks’ timing were accurate down to the millisecond, leading up to the event, more than 200 expert technicians worked an astounding 5,000 hours. Over 1.7 million people who attended the event and left us a lot of amazing photos. Here are some of them and you can also enjoy the firework show video at the end of the post.

1. Pics credit: Dalia Alameen
Spectacular Dubai 2014 World Record Breaking Firework Show
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Parade and Firework Photos of China 60th Anniversity

China formally kicked off its mass celebrations of 60 years of communist rule with a 60-gun salute that rung out across Beijing’s historic Tiananmen Square on Oct, 1. Hundreds of thousands of participants marched past Tiananmen Square in costume or uniform, with floats and dancers mingling with soldiers and military hardware. 60 floats showcasing themes including ‘the progress of the motherland’, ‘scientific development’, ‘brilliant achievement’ and ‘beautiful prosperous China’ have rumbled through the square. In the parade, 180,000 marchers processed through Beijing’s Tiananmen Square and in the evening Tiananmen Square hosted a firework and laser light-show attended by 60,000 carefully vetted people and performers

I found some magnificent photos of parade and firework performance.  The marching part of the parade is really impressive. I have to say, China just amazed me another time after the opening of the Olympics last August. Hope you also enjoy those photos.

Parade and Firework Photos of China 60th Anniversity

In this photo released by China’s Xinhua News Agency, the phalanx of the national flag receives inspection in a parade in Beijing of the celebrations for the 60th anniversary of the founding of China on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2009.

Parade and Firework Photos of China 60th Anniversity

Soldiers from the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) ground force march in formation past Tiananmen Square

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Incredible 60th Anniversary of China Celebration Preparation

Chinese citizens and government workers have been preparing for months for their upcoming celebration of the 60th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China on October 1st. Collected here are images from the past several weeks of people around China preparing to celebrate their National Day. Some of them are really impressive… and I like the haircut much…:)

Incredible 60th Anniversary of China Celebration Preparation

A man gets his hair cut into a pattern of Beijing’s Tiananmen Gate at a barber in Zhengzhou

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