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The Marina at Crossroads to host 'electric' NYE blowout

Ahmed Aiham
25 December 2019, MVT 20:25
The Marina at Crossroads is hosting celebrations in time for New Years' festive period. PHOTO: HUSSAIN WAHEED / MIHAARU
Ahmed Aiham
25 December 2019, MVT 20:25

The Marina at Crossroads, on Tuesday, announced its new year celebrations which will run for a period of 10 days, ending on January 12, 2020.

As part of the celebrations that kick off on December 21, visitors stand a chance to win exciting daily prizes and witness festive decorations.

The grand ringing in of the new year includes an opportunity to "chill out" with DJ Ali D, whilst counting down the last seconds of 2019 on December 31 during the "Synergy of Light and Sound" event held at the 'Lantern Plaza' from 2000 hrs till the clock strikes midnight.

The Marina at Crossroads is hosting major celebrations for 2020. PHOTO: THE MARINA AT CROSSROADS

According to event officials, the audiovisual experience is set to be an "electric" affair.

Prior to the festive performance by Bill Brookman on January 1, 2020, DJ Fajja will take the stage at Lantern Plaza, blasting away on December 28, 29 and 30 from 2130 hrs to 2330 hrs.

Daily ferries between Male' and Crossroads are scheduled from 1000 hrs to 2200 hrs. Crossroads is situated roughly 15-minutes away by ferry from the capital.

Locals and expatriates can travel for MVR 160 while tourists are charged MVR 660. Children between the ages of 4 to 12 are offered complimentary transfers.

Officially launched on September 19, 2018, Crossroads consists of a Yacht Marina, the Maldives Discovery Center, the Crossroads Event Hall and a junior beach club among other attractions.