Sydney New Years Eve 2009 The best fireworks display in the world it only took $ 5 Million dollars worth of fireworks to do it using almost twice as much as fireworks as last year. . More than five tonnes of fireworks explode over Sydney Harbour,The Midnight Creation Storm lasted 12 minutes, culminating in a display dubbed the Bridge Effect, which will use both decks of the bridge. . For the ninth year in a row, the display has been masterminded by Fortunato Foti. .