Mayor joins forces with Unicef for 'Massive Decision' as a part of London's New Yr's Eve celebrations
Forward of tickets being launched to the general public for the London New Yr’s Eve fireworks show, the Mayor of London Boris Johnson immediately introduced a brand new partnership with Unicef that may deliver a brand new dimension to the acclaimed occasion.
100,000 revellers are anticipated to collect within the viewing areas for the massively in style pyrotechnic and lighting show, which is concentrated across the Coca-Cola London Eye. Tickets are being launched to the general public this Friday 2 October at noon.
By way of the partnership with Unicef, ticketholders are being invited to return collectively for the primary ever New Yr’s ‘Huge Decision’. Along with the unique programme music, countdown to midnight and the spectacular show itself, The Massive Decision can be a unifying second aimed toward elevating consciousness and bringing lasting change to the lives of weak youngsters around the globe.
Throughout this season of goodwill and as individuals make resolutions and sit up for a cheerful New Yr, Unicef is hoping to boost very important funds to assist youngsters caught in wars and disasters around the globe, just like the one in Syria.
The Mayor of London Boris Johnson stated: ‘Our beautiful fireworks show is seen by hundreds of thousands of individuals throughout the globe, celebrating the successes of the final yr and searching forward with optimism and positivity to the brand new one. I’m thrilled that we’re linking up with a worldwide organisation like Unicef to mark the beginning of 2016 by bringing individuals collectively for a shared second of goodwill to boost consciousness and profit youngsters all over the world.’
Unicef UK’s Deputy Government Director, Catherine Cottrell, stated: ‘Unicef is delighted to hitch with The Mayor of London New Yr’s Eve fireworks. Collectively, we hope to unite individuals throughout the UK in The Massive Decision to assist change the lives of weak youngsters all over the world. We live in unprecedented occasions. There at the moment are greater than 30 million youngsters displaced from their houses, greater than at any time since World Warfare Two. Youngsters want our assist now greater than ever. This guarantees to be a really particular and memorable New Yr’s Eve celebration.’
Extra particulars about plans for the London New Yr’s Eve fireworks, together with Unicef’s involvement might be introduced sooner or later.
Company sponsorship alternatives can be found to companies eager to help the award-winning occasion, which is seen by 100,000 ticketed visitors and attracted 16.1 million UK broadcast viewers, in addition to a world viewers in extra of 1 billion, in 2014. Company sponsorship provides companies the power to succeed in out to hundreds of thousands of individuals within the UK and overseas to advertise this essential marketing campaign to assist youngsters around the globe.
Individuals wanting to ensure a view and entry for this yr’s celebrations will have the ability to e-book as much as 4 tickets from noon on Friday 2 October by visiting www.london.gov.uk/nye. Every ticket is £10, with each penny getting used to pay for the prices related to the ticketing scheme.
Ticketing was introduced in for the primary time final yr to assist handle ever growing crowds heading into central London for the show. The purpose was to scale back numbers trying to view the fireworks, however unable to take action, to assist guarantee its long run sustainability as a protected and pleasant occasion. In addition to being loved by revellers within the viewing areas, the internationally acclaimed show is watched by hundreds of thousands on tv and helps promote London around the globe.
Anybody with no ticket will be unable to get into this yr’s occasion, however they’ll nonetheless be capable of reap the benefits of the a whole lot of different celebrations happening in pubs, bars, golf equipment and eating places throughout London, many near house.
For updates and details about the way to guide tickets go to www.london.gov.uk/nye.