Fireworks display at Burj Khalifa if Dubai wins Expo 2020 bid

Samreen Hayat
The 971 Report
Fireworks illuminate Burj Khalifa while thousands of people gather to celebrate the New Year at midnight in Dubai on January 1, 2013

The tallest building in the world, the Burj Khalifa will light up with a spectacular fireworks and laser display on 27 November if Dubai wins the bid to host Expo 2020.

Dubai will find out if it has won the right to host the World Expo 2020 tonight following an extensive voting process.

The voting begins at 5:30pm UAE time and will continue for a maximum of three rounds. The final result is expected at 8:30pm.

The fireworks display is expected to take place around 9pm. The other cities vying for the event are  Izmir,Turkey; Ekaterinburg, Russia and Sao Paolo, Brazil.

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