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More photos from Burj Khalifa opening

More photos from Burj Khalifa opening
Fireworks explode in the sky behind the Dubai Fountain display. (ITP Images)
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Thousands of people watched the Burj Khalifa fireworks display. (ITP Images)
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Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashed Al Maktoum, the Ruler of Dubai, is surrounded by officials. (ITP Images)
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A floating model of the Hymenocallis flower on which the triple-lobed footprint of the Burj Khalifa was based. (ITP Images)
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A man parachutes down from the top of the Burj Khalifa. (ITP Images)
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Lasers shine from the different levels of the tower. (ITP Images)
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The actual height of the Burj Khalifa was revealed to be 828m tall. (ITP Images)
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A skydiver who parachuted down from the top of the building poses for a picture after landing. (ITP Images)
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Fireworks explode from the Burj Khalifa, formerly known as Burj Dubai. (ITP Images)
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People watch the multi-coloured laser show. (ITP Images)
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The Dubai Fountain display was put to new music, specially chosen for the ceremony. (ITP Images)