Dubai Sets a Guinness World Record for the Largest Fireworks Show with Over 500,000 Fireworks

Dubai rang in the 2014 New Year by setting a Guinness World Record for the largest fireworks display in a six-minute show that used over 500,000 fireworks. In just 60 seconds, the Dubai New Year’s event beat the previous 2012 record of 77,282 fireworks, Gulf News reports.

The spectacular event was streamed live on YouTube:

video 1 via Associated Press, video 2 via Downtown Dubai

via Digg Video

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