New Year’s Eve celebration in Hulhumale’ will feature music fest, fireworks

A firework display in Male' City. (Sun Photo/Fayaz Moosa)

The official New Year’s Eve celebration will feature a music show and fireworks, according to the Youth Ministry.

According to the Youth Ministry, the music show ‘Maldives Wow Fest’, will begin at the Hulhumale’ Synthetic Track at 08:30 pm on Saturday, December 31.

Youth Ministry’s spokesperson told Sun on Thursday that the Maldives Wow Fest will feature performances from the Bollywood playback singer Pawni Pandey.

Pandey rose to fame when her song ‘Laila Main Laila’ from the Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s 2017 blockbuster Raees became hit.

She is set to arrive in Maldives on Friday afternoon.

The Maldives Wow Fest will also feature performances from popular local artists and bands, along with performances from Habeys Boduberu, Habeys Fusion, and Habeys Levitation.

The fireworks will light up the skies at the stroke of midnight.

The 2023 New Year’s Eve celebration will mark the first official celebrations in Maldives since the Covid-19 pandemic.