- Posted January 4, 2010 by
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
This iReport is part of an assignment:
World's tallest buildings: Been there?
Burj Dubai Grand Opening - Fireworks (Burj Khalifa)
The fireworks for the grand opening of the Burj Dubai, as seen from in front of our apartment building, with around 2,000 other people (in our section).
The Burj Dubai was inaugurated as the "Burj Khalifa" named after the ruler of the emirate of Abu Dhabi (and president of the United Arab Emirates) Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al Nahyan. The Burj opening coincided with the 4th anniversary of Dubai's Ruler (Sh. Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum) to the throne.