Al Maryah Island welcomes 2017 with spectacular fireworks display

ABU DHABI, 1st January, 2017 (WAM) — Thousands of revellers filled the Al Maryah Island’s waterfront promenade yesterday evening to watch spectacular fireworks display to welcome 2017.

The evening was a landmark occasion in Island’s colourful events calendar and was staged through a partnership between Mubadala and Platinum Records, which operates under the umbrella of MBC Group.

Ali Eid AlMheiri, Executive Director, Mubadala Real Estate and Infrastructure said, “We are delighted that this year’s concert and firework show on Al Maryah Island was such a magnificent success, and we are proud to see how our New Year’s Eve celebrations are becoming a renowned annual event. It is our pleasure to unite the residents of Abu Dhabi and help them welcome the New Year with an unforgettable night, in this most iconic of locations.”