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Video: Burj Khalifa celebrations, Dubai gets ready for New Year 2020 party of fireworks


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Dubai: New Year’s Eve (NYE) in Dubai is always exciting and extravagant. New Year 2020 will be marked at not less than 20 locations around the city with fireworks and shows, but the epicentre of the celebrations will be at the world’s tallest building – Burj Khalifa.

We are live from the venue bringing you all the updates, videos, photos and more from the party that NYE is for Dubai.

Dubai Mall crowds

Crowds gather at Dubai Mall deck entrance
Image Credit: Gulf News

Security people are now helping people get to the outside deck even as major crowds gather at the entrance.

Metro crowds

UAE residents and tourists were advised to use public transport in light of the road closures. Many have already started arriving over 6 hours ahead of the fireworks show planned to ring in the New Year.

Crowds at the Dubai Mall metro station
Image Credit: Gulf News

There are now separate lines for men, women and families to enable easy movement of the visitors to the viewing areas outside the mall.

The Dubai Mall/Burj Khalifa metro station will close at 10pm on Dec. 31 to 6am on January 1, 2020.

Separate lines have been created for men, women and families to move towards viewing areas around Burj Khalifa and Dubai Mall
Image Credit: Gulf News

Starting early

People from all walks of life have started gathering in the area since afternoon to avoid road closures and the crowds. If you were planning to go see the Burj Khalifa fireworks, you better head out right now, as road closures have already started.

Residents and tourists started heading to Downtown Dubai for the NYE celebrations in the afternoon
Image Credit: Ahmed Ramzan/Gulf News
Residents and tourists started heading to Downtown Dubai for the NYE celebrations in the afternoon
Image Credit: Ahmed Ramzan/Gulf News
Residents and tourists started heading to Downtown Dubai for the NYE celebrations in the afternoon
Image Credit: Ahmed Ramzan/Gulf News
Residents and tourists started heading to Downtown Dubai for the NYE celebrations in the afternoon
Image Credit: Ahmed Ramzan/Gulf News

Public transport is the best idea but the Burj Khalifa/Dubai Mall metro station will be closed from 10pm to 6am (Jan. 1, 2020).

Residents and tourists started heading to Downtown Dubai for the NYE celebrations in the afternoon
Image Credit: Ahmed Ramzan/Gulf News
Residents and tourists started heading to Downtown Dubai for the NYE celebrations in the afternoon
Image Credit: Ahmed Ramzan/Gulf News
Residents and tourists started heading to Downtown Dubai for the NYE celebrations in the afternoon
Image Credit: Ahmed Ramzan/Gulf News
Residents and tourists started heading to Downtown Dubai for the NYE celebrations in the afternoon
Image Credit: Ahmed Ramzan/Gulf News
Residents and tourists started heading to Downtown Dubai for the NYE celebrations in the afternoon
Image Credit: Ahmed Ramzan/Gulf News

Reporting by: Falah Gulzar – Social Media Reporter, Shreya Bhatia – Reader Interactivity Journalist, Ali Al Shouk – Senior Reporter; Photography and videos: Logan Fish – Video Editor, Ahmed Ramzan – Photographer; Compilation and editing: Dona Cherian – Web News Editor, Jayachandran Sreedhara Kurup and Jay Hilton – Senior Web News Editors, Balaram Menon – Senior Digital Content Producer

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