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burj khalifa new year 2019 video

Watch a livestream video of the New Year fireworks display in Burj Khalifa online. The fireworks in Burj Khalifa is one of the most anticipated events during the start of the new year and here you can see the video so in case you are not at the site, you can still watch it Live… Read more

Gov’t Announces New Year Holiday for Public, Private Sector

In most parts of the world, the start of the New Year which traditionally falls on January 1st in modern-day calendar marks the very first of all the national holidays observed throughout the year. That being said, the government oftentimes distinguish what is considered a public holiday for the public and private sector, because this… Read more

Dubai Metro to Offer Whole-day Service on New Year

Going home on New Year’s Day is oftentimes a struggle because you’d expect people (including public transport staff) to be out and celebrating, just like everyone else. Also Read: Metro Stations in Dubai So, with everyone out on the streets celebrating, it’s quite tricky to go out with a car on big holiday events such… Read more

Best Places to Watch the Fireworks on New Year

In just a couple of weeks, we will be bidding goodbye to 2018, and saying hello to 2019! Of course, what better way to celebrate the New Year than by getting together with family and friends, having a few drinks, listening to live bands… and watching spectacular fireworks! ALSO READ: List of UAE Public Holidays 2019… Read more

Now that the New Year Holidays have been officially announced, everyone in the UAE is excited about the upcoming festivities. Aside from attending awesome parties, people also look forward to watching the spectacular fireworks at Burj Khalifa every year. Instead of fireworks, however, we will be seeing something entirely different this year. According to Emaar, the Dubai-based developer… Read more

new year holiday uae

The New Year holidays for the public and private sector have been announced. Public sector holidays in the UAE will be on 31st December 2017 and 1st January 2018. For the private sector, the holiday is on 1st January 2018. The Federal Authority for Government Human Resources (FAHR) made the announcement through a circular that they… Read more

the address downtown hotel dubai fire

Everyone please, stay safe. A huge fire broke out at a major hotel in Downtown Dubai, which is near the Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world. The luxury hotel has more than 820 rooms and 7 restaurants and this massive fire has been a shocking news News mention that the fire started outside hotel’s… Read more

burj khalifa fireworks 2016 video

There’s no doubt that Dubai has prepared itself for another amazing fireworks display to welcome the New Year. With plans such as having the metro station closed, everybody is gearing up for another record-breaking event. The streets of the city are packed with residents and tourists who anticipate the new year celebration and you can… Read more

holiday hijri uae

Announcement to residents in Dubai. October 15 is declared as a paid holiday! The Ministry of Labour issued in a circular that this Thursday will officially be a paid holiday for all employees in the private sector in the UAE to commemorate the Islamic Hijri New Year. A report from WAM news agency states that Minister… Read more


Dubai welcomes the 2015 New Year with a Burj Khalifa fireworks display! People were crowding the fountain outside The Dubai Mall to witness the spectacular pyrotechnics presentation that only this Middle East Emirate can do. This is something that everyone is anticipating with the extravagant set-up and the amazing team that prepared the whole event. Here… Read more


Is January 1 2015 A Public Holiday in the UAE? Yes it is! It’s been announced by the Ministry of Labour that it is a paid vacation for all private sector employees in the Emirates. This is according to the provisions of Article 74 of Federal Law No. 08 of 1980 in terms of the… Read more

The people of Dubai gathered at the Burj Khalifa fountain for a close view of the fireworks display of the tallest building in the world. This is in celebration of the New Year 2014. This occasion has been widely promoted in advertisements in Dubai that’s why a number of people have reserved a spot to… Read more