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SKYMAGIC commissioned by Fireworks by Grucci, delivered a world-record-breaking firework drone show performance for Ras Al Khaimah 2020 New Year’s Eve Celebration.

The Grucci and SKYMAGIC team returned to the skies of Marjan Island, waved goodbye to 2019 and delivered a Guinness World Record for a never-before-seen PyroDrone performance.

SKYMAGIC, one of the world’s leading performance drone companies, helped to deliver a ground-breaking pyrotechnic drone show designed by Phil Grucci and realised by Fireworks by Grucci and SKYMAGIC. The Ras Al Khaimah NYE show marked the debut of a new generation of performance drones and a brand-new offering to the world of live events.

Marjan Island more officially known as ‘Ras Al Khaimah’ is renowned for hosting large-scale celebratory events for the nation and world to see. This was the second time Fireworks by Grucci had invited SKYMAGIC to collaborate to deliver a stunning series of light shows combining both pyrotechnics and the newly innovated PyroDrone performance technology.

This year saw the return of the light show leaders—SKYMAGIC and Fireworks by Grucci, with a synchronised swarm of 196 PyroDrones launched high into the night sky for all of Marjan Island to see. The visual extravaganza broke a world record for the ‘Most Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Launching Fireworks Simultaneously’. PyroDrones are a new generation of drones conceived by Fireworks by Grucci and developed through a collaborative effort between Grucci and SKYMAGIC.

The New Year’s Eve spectacular was visible from over 1km away, allowing the entire Island to view the mesmerising, world-record show. Creative Director of SKYMAGIC Patrick O’Mahony commented, “It has been quite a journey and we are delighted with the end result. And a Guinness World Record! It is important to keep innovating and what better people to do that with than Phil and all at Fireworks by Grucci. It has been a huge team effort and we look forward to many more collaborations together.”   

SKYMAGIC is one of the world’s leading performance drone companies based in the United Kingdom & Singapore.  The team has over 15 years experience within the global entertainment industry and UAV swarm technology.
The company has developed a customized fleet of dynamic, autonomously flown outdoor and indoor drones are each mounted with a super bright RGB pixel and deployed via a single ground control station across a proprietary, state-of-the-art flight software. Launched high into the night sky or within an enclosed venue, the swarm formation performance drones execute a range of stunning 3D displays and mesmerising choreographic sequences to dazzling effect.

Fireworks by Grucci is a sixth-generation, family-owned and operated fireworks performance company with its primary studio and corporate offices in Bellport, New York.  Known as “America’s First Family of Fireworks,” the Gruccis have transformed the night skies to the delight of millions across the globe since 1850. Phil Grucci currently serves as CEO and Creative Director of Fireworks by Grucci, Inc. and Pyrotechnique by Grucci, Inc., the manufacturing entity of the Grucci group of companies.

They are world-renowned for pyrotechnic artistry, scientific innovation and old-fashioned values. Their signature performances include eight U.S. Presidential Inaugurations, the Olympic Games in Beijing, Salt Lake City, Los Angeles, and Lake Placid; the grand opening the Atlantis Dubai and the Palm Jumeirah Island in the United Arab Emirates. Fireworks by Grucci has achieved 9 Guinness World Records: Grucci has performed throughout the Middle East for the past three decades, including large scale performances in Dubai, Ras Al Khaimah and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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