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Dubai celebrates 2014 with record-breaking fireworks display

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Posted at 1:53 PM, Jan 01, 2014
and last updated 2014-01-01 13:54:53-05

DUBAI, UAE (CNN) -- Dubai rang in 2014 with a record-setting spectacular fireworks display.

Organizers lit up the United Arab Emirates shoreline with 400,000 pyrotechnics over a six-minute period.

According to Guinness World Records, Dubai now holds the record for the largest fireworks display.

Kuwait held the old record -- with 77,000 fireworks in one hour's time.