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Burj Khalifa fireworks

Burj Khalifa fireworks
The Burj Dubai, now known as Burj Khalifa was opened with a spectacular fireworks display. (Getty Images)
Burj Khalifa fireworks
Hundreds of fireworks were used. (Getty Images)
Burj Khalifa fireworks
The actual height of the world's tallest tower was revealed to be 828m tall. (Getty Images)
Burj Khalifa fireworks
Thousands of people gathered under the building to watch the breathtaking display. (Getty Images)
Burj Khalifa fireworks
To accompany the fireworks display was a light show. (Getty Images)
Burj Khalifa fireworks
The fireworks were exploded from the sides of the tower as well as from the nearby Dubai Mall. (Getty Images)
Burj Khalifa fireworks
The fireworks display was launched by the ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashed Al Maktoum. (Getty Images)
Burj Khalifa fireworks
Laser lights illuminate the superscraper. (Getty Images)