by Lucire staff/December 28, 2012/11.00
Kylie Minogue will be one of the acts at Sydney’s New Year’s Eve celebration, along with a midnight fireworks’ display by Foti Fireworks to celebrate her 25 years in the music business.
Lord Mayor Clover Moore says, ‘Kylie’s an Australian icon, and we’re delighted to have her involved in Sydney New Year’s Eve celebrations this year. Kylie has worked with the city to develop her Embrace theme, which will inspire the fireworks displays Âin colours of red, yellow, purple and magenta Â and promote positive ideas about inclusion and connection.’
The Sydney fireworks’ display last 12 minutes, and is made up of around seven tonnes of pyrotechnics, says the Foti Fireworks company.
There will be 11,000 aerial shells and 25,000 shooting comets launched from seven barges, spread across 6 km of Sydney Harbour. A crew of 45 manning 12 computers will launch fireworks from 130 firing points on the Sydney Harbour Bridge.
The display will be accompanied by a musical score Âput together by Minogue and her friends.
An app can be downloaded from sydneynewyearseve.com/app in association with Telstra.