New Year’s Eve Celebrations Across Ras Al Khaimah

Category Public Relations

Date 18 Dec 2017

Al Marjan Island to mark New Year’s Eve with spectacular fireworks

Yves Larock to headline Ras Al Khaimah’s beach event

Ras Al Khaimah visitors and residents will experience an unforgettable New Year’s Eve celebrations as the emirate readies for a line-up of exciting entertainment including one of the largest fireworks in the United Arab Emirates, as well as an astonishing music party led by Yves Larock.

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) will once again organise a music party, following the successful Destination Dawn which took place in October 2017. The New Year’s Eve party, which will take place on Al Marjan Island on December 31st from 8:00 PM to 3:00 AM, will be headlined by Yves Larock who’s ‘Rise Up’ single became a major global hit and supported by the UAE’s own music legends, the electro-dance combo Hollaphonic. What’s more, party-goers who don white for the evening will gain a free beverage.

Those looking to heighten their festival experience and sleep beneath the stars, can book space ahead for the event to secure their spot. Alternatively, guests staying in Ras Al Khaimah at Al Marjan Island and Al Hamra hotels will gain free tickets to the event.

“It’s our intention to ensure Ras Al Khaimah climbs the event charts, whether that’s for music or traditional culture, adventure, extreme or conventional sports,” said Haitham Mattar, CEO, RAKTDA. “We continue to refine our events calendar, building on existing successes and introducing new concepts which will help us reach our strategic goal of one million visitors by the end of 2018. It’s going to be one great night to remember for those that really want to enjoy the festival vibe”

Transportation will be provided to guests staying at any of Al Marjan Island hotels as well as Waldorf Astoria and Hilton Al Hamra Beach and Golf Resort.

Tickets are sold to those aged 18 and over and starting at AED100, can be bought through Platinum List and www.raknye.com. Those requiring VIP table reservations should visit the website for more information www.raknye.com

The pristine beaches of Al Marjan Island – Ras Al Khaimah’s coral-shaped archipelago – will be transformed into a festival hangout as the world-class island ushers in the New Year with a spectacular firework display never attempted before.

When displayed, the aerial shell at Al Marjan Island will create a variety of fireworks displays. Conceptualised and to be executed by Fireworks by Grucci, the celebration at Al Marjan Island will be telecast live and through social media networks.

Al Marjan Island will reveal more details on the fireworks gala including visitors view areas, parking and access routes, in due course. Hotels and resorts across Ras Al Khaimah will also celebrate the beginning of a new year with a number of sensational performances and activities.

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