All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘celebration’

Dubai Fireworks 2014 Breaks Guinness World Record

On Wednesday, Guinness World Records announced that Dubai’s firework show on New Year’s Eve broke the record set by Kuwait in 2011. The main attraction, which covered 58.4 miles of the Dubai coast, took place at the world’s tallest building in Palm Jumeirah. United States’ Pyrotechnic Company, Fireworks by Grucci, designed, organized and operated the display. Better known as “America’s First …

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Kwanzaa Greetings From The Man Himself, Pres. Obama

Thursday marked the first day of Kwanzaa, a celebration of African-American culture. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama sent out their best wishes to those participating in the upcoming family activities and community festivities. “Michelle and I extend our best wishes to all those celebrating Kwanzaa this holiday season. “(Thursday) marks the beginning of the week-long celebration of …

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Town’s Giant Mushroom to be Dropped for New Year

Times Square in New York City has been home to the annual New Year’s Eve ball drop since 1907, 104 years total. (The ball did not drop in 1942-43 due to WWII blackouts.) Thousands of people from all over the world meet in Times Square every year to ring in the New Year in a seemingly odd celebration. Well, it’s …

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