New Years ball drop is a remarkable event observed from many years during New Year celebration at Times Square. It has a history of more than 100 years. Millions of people from different parts of the world gather to view the sparkling Waterford Crystal Times Square New Year’s Eve Ball drop. The last minute of the year witnesses the famous ball drop and people together pray for a descent, prosperous, challenging, and eventful New Year.
The New Year ball becomes a year long attraction that glows as a sparkling jewel on the top of the Time Square. The crystal ball drop was designed and developed by Waterford Crystal artisans in Ireland. The passing year had a beautiful New year Ball Drop theme. The message for the year was “Let There Be Joy”. The theme perfectly depicts the New Year celebration mood of people. It spreads a beautiful message that calls for global peace and happiness for all human being in the world.
The first Time Ball is believed to be installed on the top of England’s Royal Observatory at Greenwich in the year 1833. The ball was dropped every afternoon at 1 O’clock. The purpose was to indicate time to the captains of the nearby ships. Since then more than 150 public time-balls have been installed in different parts of the world for certain purposes. However, the New Year Time Ball represents a special occasion to mark the coming of the New Year.
The New Year ball drop at the Times Square is a perfect mix of art and technology. The new solid state lighting technology was provided by PHILIPS LIGHTING. The ball contained 32,256 Philips Luxecon Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs), which are capable of creating more than 1 million colors and more than one billion possible patterns.
New Year Ball drop at the Times Square, New York is one of the most famous attractions of the world that has so far attracted numerous people across the globe.