Stock Photo ID: hkdigit-20090101-000128
Event: Hong Kong’s New Year Countdown Celebrations (除夕倒數煙火匯演)
Date: 01 Jan, 2009
Thousands of spectators gathering along both sides of Victoria Harbour for Hong Kong’s New Year Countdown Celebrations. As the clock strikes the midnight hour, a pyrotechnics show will be launched from Two ifc and nine other landmark buildings on Hong Kong island to illuminate the glamourous Victoria Harbour, signifying a bright and hopeful New Year for Hong Kong and the world.
The event sequence as follows:
1. Event Sequence of the Hong Kong New Year Countdown Celebration on Dec 31, 2008:
10:57:00 : Countdown Ceremony officiated by Donald Tsang, Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region;
10:59:00 : Countdown to 2009, 60-sec numerical countdown by LED lights with pyrotechnic display effects on the façade of Two ifc;
11:05:00 : Hong Kong Welcomes 2009 with Spectacular Display. Continue with a 5-minute brilliant pyrotechnical show on 10 landmark buildings on Hong Kong island, orchestrated by special theme song written and produced by award winning Hong Kong musician Mr Peter Kam.
Labels: canon 40D, count down, ifc 2, new year, victoria harbour, 除夕倒數煙火匯演