The scintillating Waterford Crystal Times Square New Year’s Eve Ball is the focus of millions of eyes worldwide every year on the night of 31st of December. At 11:59 pm, the Ball starts its lineage as millions of voices gather in the last seconds of the year and celebrate the kickoff of a New Year filled with hopes, hurdles, changes, and dreams.
Interesting Ball Facts:
- The Ball is a geodetic-shaped sphere weighing 11,875 pounds.
- The Ball is covered by a total of 2,688 Waterford Crystal triangles of varioussizes and lengths.
- The Ball has 32,256 LEDs. Each LED module consists of 48 LEDs, 12 green 12 red, 12 blue and 12 white, each being 8,064.
- Sitting on the top of One Times Square, the Ball exhibits a color scheme of more than 16 million lively colors and billions of patterns, creating a breathtaking kaleidoscope effect.