Al Hamra Village and Al Marjan Island hotels will have dedicated viewing areas, while those for public viewing will be closed as a safe haven for Covid.
A 10-minute fire show 4km away will light up Ras Al Khaimah as it enters the new year. A variety of explosives and bodies will rise above the sea near Al Marjan Island, organizers said.
Celebrations will be held outside of international activities or viewing areas as a safe alternative to Covid-19. Citizens can view explosives via social media and raknye.com from 11:45 pm on December 31, 2020.
Al Hamra Village and Al Marjan Island hotels will have a dedicated viewing area.
“Hotel tourists, residents, special event tickets and nearby restaurants will not be able to access these places, in addition to important hotel staff and working groups responsible for fireworks. The celebrations will be broadcast live on television networks, social media and raknye.com, ”said the organizers.
A spokesman for the organizing committee said the event needed a “comprehensive planning and close collaboration”, bringing together local and government agencies and the private sector.
“Monitoring measures are aimed at ensuring the well-being and safety of all visitors, staff and the community of Ras Al Khaimah, while emphasizing the emirate division such as GCC Capital of Tourism 2021.
“The Covid-19 scenario has necessitated the reorganization of the Ras Al Khaimah New Year celebrations in a new way, using digital technology.
“The event will be featured in a high-quality live television broadcast, with a message of hope and hope spread. It will highlight our success and show the strength of the nation, and especially Ras Al Khaimah. ”
The speaker encouraged residents to watch the event live on television and on social media.
Roads, some beaches should be closed
There will be a “real-time” follow-up with a large number of visitors to all hotels in Al Hamra Village and Al Marjan Island.
Sheikh Mohammed bin Salem Al Qasimi Road towards Al Marjan Island will be closed from 2pm on December 31. Admission will be limited to residents, hotel and restaurant guests, and permit holders.
The planning committee will close public viewing lounges and the beach area on the road between Al Hamra Village and Al Marjan Island. The open sea will also be closed in front of the Marina Towers in Al Hamra Village.
Guest parking and children’s play areas will be banned as part of the Covid-19 safety agreements.
Ras Al Khaimah made history by the 2020 New Year’s Gala, which won Guinness World Record titles for ‘Most Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for Launching Fireworks Together’ and ‘Longest Fireworks Waterfall’.
In total, it holds five world records for New Year’s fireworks.