Ras Al Khaimah New Year’s Eve 2020 website goes live, giving the brief on planning an unforgettable experience

17 December 2019

The www.raknye.com website has been launched for 2020, serving as a window to the upcoming Ras Al Khaimah New Year’s Eve celebration, which is set to welcome hundreds of thousands of visitors to the Emirate. Presented in English and Arabic, the website enables you to plan your visit to Ras Al Khaimah to attend one of the world’s most spectacular fireworks displays and a wide range of family entertainment activities on New Year’s Eve.

The website serves as the gateway to know all about the event as well as the place to book tickets for the Gala Dinner that will be headlined by multi-Platinum singer, songwriter and fashion icon, Najwa Karam, and celebrity singer Waleed Al Shami. You can also book hotels in Ras Al Khaimah via the website as well as gain detailed information on the various tourist attractions in the Emirate.

In addition to celebrating the New Year, you can also take the opportunity for an extended getaway in Ras Al Khaimah and explore the myriad delights – from a natural coastline to magnificent mountains and the world’s longest zipline. Any ticket bookings to enjoy these attractions can also be done on the website.

And on social media, share your photos and videos using the official hashtag #RAKNYE2020.

The organizing committee for RAK NYE 2020 said: “Ras Al Khaimah New Year’s Eve has established itself as a must-see event for people from across the UAE and beyond after the major successes of the previous years’ events, where 3 Guinness World Records were won.”

“This year we’re attempting another two fireworks world records and have laid on a huge array of entertainment that will ensure all ages are catered for,” added the organizing committee.

“From a gala dinner, celebrated singers, family fun and a DJ event, Ras Al Khaimah New Year’s Eve 2020 is an opportunity to see in the New Year in style, while enjoying the multitude of attractions this up-and-coming Emirate has to offer,” concluded the organizing committee.

www.raknye.com is your gateway to all the information you need to make this New Year an unforgettable experience.

The website provides a detailed snapshot of the public viewing areas as well as information on the family activities that await visitors. The organizers are putting the finishing touches to special family zones complete with food trucks and children’s activities as well as live music and games. Further, there are ticketed events, including live DJs spinning the best beats, which can also be booked via the website.

A detailed schedule of events is provided on the website. The celebration starts at 5PM with family-oriented activities; ticketed DJ events from 6PM; the Gala Dinner at 8PM; and the much-awaited fireworks display close to midnight. To gain a breadth of the spectacle that awaits you, the website offers videos of fireworks galas from previous years that have set Guinness World Records.

The year’s fireworks display is bidding for two Guinness World Records. Among the special features are the use of pyro-drones, which will create a spectacular display – starting with the countdown to the New Year and going on to recreating the key monuments in Ras Al Khaimah through laser displays and pyrotechnics. Another new element is the Japanese aerial shell fireworks display, which is being brought to the region for the very first time.

In 2019, Ras Al Khaimah welcomed hundreds of thousands of visitors from around the world to its NYE event and also set two Guinness World Records – for the ‘Longest chain of fireworks’ and for the ‘Longest straight line of fireworks’. The 2018 celebration set a new world record for the ‘Largest aerial firework shell’.

With a huge audience turnout expected, it is important to plan you trip ahead. All related information is available on the website, which also features a live streaming platform where you can catch up with the action as it happens. Log on to www.raknye.com and follow @rakmediaoffice on social media channels for further information and updates.

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