New Year 2017: Where to watch Dubai NYE fireworks display at Burj Khalifa live online

Downtown Dubai will kick off the celebrations at 11:30 pm GMT on 31 December.

New Year fireworks live stream
Fireworks explode over Dubai's Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world, during the New Year celebrations Reuters

The countdown for the world-famous Dubai fireworks display on New Year's Eve (NYE) has begun, and the excitement is at an all time high.

Downtown Dubai will kick off the celebrations at 11:30 pm GMT on 31 December, with the fireworks spectacle at Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest skyscraper. The entire display will be streamed live online for the world to watch. You can click here to view the entire event.

Adding on, for the first time, the fireworks display will be live streamed on Twitter. Ahmad Al Matroushi, managing director of Emaar Properties, said in a statement: "The first-of-its-kind live streaming partnership with Twitter for the much-awaited New Year's Eve Gala in Dubai will offer audiences across the world a real-time experience of the spectacle. It marks Emaar's ongoing digital strategy to make emotional connections with the people and engage them through the potential of social media. The New Year's Eve celebrations by Emaar is a tribute to the positive spirit of our city, and the live streaming will define it further as a true global celebration from Dubai."

Check out the teaser for the event below: