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Entertainment Press Release : 03 Jan 2018

BangkokEdge Festival 2018 20 21 January 2018 Museum Siam, Chakrabongse Villas, Rajini School Entertainment—03 Jan 18

BangkokEdge Festival is back and will take place on 20 – 21 January 2018 at Museum Siam, Chakrabongse Villas and Rajini School from 1pm to midnight. BangkokEdge is Bangkok's first ideas festival, which debuted on February 2016 and received great

Emaar#s spectacular #Light Up 2018# Downtown Dubai New Year#s Eve celebration captivates the world Entertainment—03 Jan 18

DUBAI, UAE--3 Jan--PRNewswire/InfoQuest

The UAE captivated the world this New Year's Eve with a dazzling spectacle to usher in 2018. Emaar's 'Light Up 2018' Downtown Dubai hosted over a million visitors from across the world and reached over 2.5 billion people through live television broadcast and social media livestreams.

Emaar's 'Light Up 2018' also clinched the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS for the 'largest light and sound show on a single building,' staged on Burj Khalifa, spanning a surface area of 109,252 sq metres – more than double the earlier record.

Mohamed Alabbar, Chairman of Emaar Properties, said: "The UAE and its leadership inspire the world through breakthrough achievements while creating opportunities for people and businesses to thrive. 'Light Up 2018' spectacle is our tribute to the nation, celebrating its accomplishments, and putting the UAE on the global map as a hub where inspiring minds meet and connect."

'Light Up 2018' required the installation of lights, beams and accessories weighing over 118.44 tonnes, and 28.7 km of cables. The show transformed Downtown Dubai into one of the world's brightest spots, measuring 76.3 million lumens of brightness. Carefully choreographed lasers, certified as completely safe to human eyes, and energy-efficient LED bulbs were rigged using 25.3 km of ropes and su