Prince & David Bowie Honored With NYE Fireworks Celebration In Sydney [Watch]

first_img2016 is finally over, and we’ve officially turned the page into a happy New Year. While last year saw the passing of dozens of celebrities, there were two deaths that stood out to make the greatest impact on fans. David Bowie returned to the stars in early January and Prince just a few months after in April. Both musical icons made great statements on Earth before joining the great band in the sky. Their legacy was commemorated once more on New Year’s Eve in Sydney, Australia.In the final moments of 2016 and into the New Year, purple fireworks were released in dedication to Prince and a space-themed display lit the sky for David Bowie. An estimated 1.5 million people gathered at the Sydney Harbor to witness this marvelous spectacle, which took seven tons of fireworks, 12,000 shells, 25,000 shooting comets, and 100,000 pyrotechnic effects. The production cost an estimated $7 billion to execute. Watch Sydney’s greatest firework celebration in the video below:Happy New Year!last_img

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