Monday, January 5, 2009

New York City Ball Drop 2008-2009

Each Year, millions of people from world wide focused on the dazzling of Waterford Crystal Times Square New Year's Eve Ball. New Year’s Eve celebration in Times Square at Manhattan, New York City. A time ball made of crystal and electric lights is raised to the top of a pole on the One Times Square building and then lowered to mark the coming of the New Year. The Ball decends 77 feet over the course of minute, coming rest at the bottom of its pole from 12:00am. At 11:59 Pm the Ball begins with a millions of Eyes to saw the count down till the final seconds of the year and celebrate the begining of the new year with full hopes, face up to the New Year.

Watch Live online The Ball Drop in Times Square New Year's Eve Count DownWatch the ball drop online New York City Ball Drop 2008 at 11:59 Pm

Watch Live online The Ball Drop in Times Square New Year's Eve, hosted for 35 years by Dick Clark and Ryan Seacrest host the world's biggest party, streamed live from Times Square in New York City. While New Year's is celebrated throughout the world, cities like Sydney, London, Chicago, Montréal, Las Vegas, and of course New York City, host exaggerated events. This years Times Square Rockin' New Year's special has reportedly been scaled back, but the 2009 New Year's ball will still drop, and you can watch it live on TV and over the Internet. For those people with no television access it is prefer to watch the ball drop live online, you have a few options. Times Square ball drop video will be streamed live by Hulu, MSN video, Earthcam (using multiple web cams), and others.

Several networks have aired coverage of the Times Square Ball Drop, as the event is held in the public square there is no rights or exclusive range. So the NBC also has coverage of the events under the name New Year's Eve with Carson Daly, hosted in recent years by Carson Daly, FOX also has its own coverage of the New Year's Eve event, New Year's Eve Live. CBS was known for its coverage of the ball drop featuring Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians band.

Times square ball drop of 2009

In 2009, The new Times Square New Years Eve Ball has now doubled in size and has 20% more energy efficient than the previous one. The new ball incorporates 3500 lighting cues designed by Paul Gregory of focus lighting, Inc. The new ball weighs 11,875 pounds (5,386 kg) and is now 12 feet (3.7 m) in diameter. The flag pole on the top of One Times Square that the ball is hoisted a top has been rebuilt and now enlarged to accommodate the ball. After raised it will be at 475 feet (145 m) above Times Square. And for the first time in its 101 year history, after New Years Eve, it will remain up whole year round.

FOCUS LIGHTING created a spectacular and unique lighting design that utilizes over 3,500 lighting cues to orchestrate the colourful moving patterns of light radiating from the Ball. Theatrical techniques were used to show the beauty of each face of each individual crystal, making the sparkle visible whether viewed from 5’ away or from 500’ when viewed from the streets of Times Square.

Some of the companies listed below also provided essential contributions to the development of the new Times Square New Year’s Eve Ball:

E:Cue Lighting: Control: provided lighting control system

Hudson Scenic Studio: Provided structural engineering design and development

Landmark Signs: Assembles and operates the Ball

Lapp Group: Provided power and control cabling

Lighting Science Group: Provided the 672 LED modules and technology integration


Watch Youtube Video of New Years Countdown Clock New York City Ball Drop 2008

Summary:As the starting of New Year 2009 , Times Square at Manhattan , New york introduces a huge ball byPaul Gregory at New year's Eve Party. Which is 1,875 pounds (5,386 kg) and is 12 feet (3.7 m) in diameter.After raising it to 475 feet (145 m) it looks very beautiful with the. 3500 lighting cues.

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