Reactions Around The World (PHOTOS)

12/05/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

People around the world were jubilant over the election of Barack Obama as President of the United States of America on Tuesday night. See how they celebrated below.

In Kenya, Obama's relatives were singing "We are going to the White House!" in the streets, and the government declared Wednesday a national holiday after Barack Obama.

**Read more on the Election Results page.**

International Reaction

**Want more pictures of people crying over Obama? Check out the pre-election "Tears For Obama" slideshow.**

**See photos of McCain, Palin and their supporters reacting to the election of Barack Obama.

**Read more about the city of Obama, Japan.

**See more Obama sideshows.

**See some gorgeous images of people voting on Tuesday.

**Or see photos of how people around the world kept themselves busy on election day.