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Fireworks and Stunning Pyrotechnics Will Reign Supreme at Hong Kong’s Spectacular New Year’s Eve Countdown

December 18, 2018

HONG KONG & LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 18, 2018--Vibrant fireworks, pyrotechnics, and dazzling lighting effects will illuminate Hong Kong’s iconic Victoria Harbour on December 31, 2018 as the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) presents Hong Kong New Year Countdown Celebration 2019 to usher in the New Year.

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Hong Kong will usher in New Year with a fireworks extravaganza. The numerals “2019” will be displayed on the façade of the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. (Photo: Business Wire)

A 10-minute pyromusical will take center stage against Hong Kong’s famous skyline once the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Eve. The featured landmark Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre will display the numerals “2019” and deliver New Year blessings to the global audience in various languages on its façade. The celebration of light and music culminates as the “Celestial Kaleidoscope” dazzles Hong Kong with brilliant flashes of technicolor hues. Morphing patterns and varying colors further enrich the visual and musical feast enhancing the celebratory ambience. The grand finale of the 10-minute fireworks splendor will feature 45 different patterns of pyrotechnics and fireworks, projecting patterns of hope and joy for another bright year ahead.

Visible from sea, land and rooftops of skyscrapers, Hong Kong’s world-famous New Year’s Eve countdown fireworks display will be choreographed to festive soundtrack, highlighted by a tint of traditional Chinese music.

For more information about the Hong Kong New Year Countdown Celebrations 2019, please visit the HKTB’s website: www.discoverhongkong.com/countdown.

HKTB will provide satellite live feed of the pyromusical for media organizations worldwide to broadcast the event live and celebrate the New Year with audience around the globe.  Image & video download available at:https://bit.ly/2riVbpz (valid until 28 February 2019).

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CONTACT: Paul M. Garcia

Hong Kong Tourism Board

(323) 938-7265

Paul.Garcia@hktb.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES ASIA PACIFIC NORTH AMERICA CALIFORNIA HONG KONG

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: TRAVEL DESTINATIONS OTHER TRAVEL

SOURCE: Hong Kong Tourism Board

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