Goodbye 2021, welcome 2022! Children’s news article

New Year’s Eve celebrations have been somewhat subdued due to a new variant of coronavirus (Credit: nmvala2003/CC0/Pixabay)

On December 31, 2021, the world bids happily farewell to another year of COVID uncertainties and welcomed 2022 with high hopes. Celebrations have been reduced, and in some cases even canceled, due to the rapid spread of the new coronavirus variant, Omicron. However, the variant’s milder symptoms and less Fatality rates renewed optimism that the pandemic would soon be behind us. Here are some of the most spectacular fireworks from around the world.

Sydney, Australia

Sydney, Australia, one of the first major cities in the world to welcome New Year’s Eve, always has two fireworks displays. The first, family display for those with young children, takes place at 9:00 p.m. local time. The second, more to elaborate, show – streamed live internationally to eager audiences public of over a billion people – occurs at midnight local time.

This year is dazzling show included 25,000 shooting effects, top blown, facadeand the sides of the Sydney Harbor Bridge, and 9,000 air shells launched off floating five barges. the fascinating the stage was augmented by 6,000 colorful fireworks erupting from the top of the Sydney Opera House.

The United Arab Emirates (UAE)

the federation of the seven states that make up the United Arab Emirates (UAE) boast amazing 425 Guinness World Records between them. On December 31, 2021, the West Asian country celebrated the 50th anniversary of its training by picking up five additional titles — all for innovative fireworks.

Ras Al Khaimah, UAE

12 minutes from Ras Al Khaimah pyrotechnic drone display which included over 15,000 fireworks effects and spanned an area of ​​about 3 miles (4.7 kilometers) was responsible for two of five Guinness World Records. The first title, “Highest Altitude Multirotor/Drone Fireworks Display,” was for the launch of a 3,461-foot-tall (1,055.8-meter) fireworks tower. To put it in perspectiveit’s 656 feet (200 meters) taller than the world’s tallest building – Dubai’s Burj Khalifa!

The second title was for the “Most Remote-Controlled Multirotors/Drones Launching Fireworks Simultaneously”. It was taken down by the 452 drones that worked in to sychronize to launch the fireworks forming the “Happy New Year” visual in the sky.

Abu Dhabi, UAE

that of Abu Dhabi dazzling fireworks, which lasted almost 40 minutes, added to the transport with three world records – for volume, duration and shape. The New Year celebrations also included a 10-minute display, the first of its kind, with 2,022 drones.

London, UK

In London, the deep, thundering sounds of Big Ben helped ring in the New Year for the first time in four years. The bell of iconic The 320-foot-tall clock tower had been silent since 2017, due to a major renovation. The countdown was followed by a 13-minute show with fireworks, a light show and drone.