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Incredible New Year's Celebrations Around The World

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From the London Eye to Athens’ Acropolis, here are some of the most breathtaking scenes from New Year’s celebrations around the world. 

 

United States

A view of Times Square on December 31, 2017.
A view of Times Square on December 31, 2017.

Germany

Fireworks explode over the Brandenburg Gate during New Year's festivities on January 1, 2018 in Berlin, Germany.
Fireworks explode over the Brandenburg Gate during New Year's festivities on January 1, 2018 in Berlin, Germany.

Australia

Fireworks explode from the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Opera House during the midnight fireworks display on New Year
Fireworks explode from the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Opera House during the midnight fireworks display on New Year's Eve on January 1, 2018 in Sydney, Australia.

Indonesia

Fireworks explode around the National Monument during New Year's celebrations in Jakarta, Indonesia on January 1, 2018.
Fireworks explode around the National Monument during New Year's celebrations in Jakarta, Indonesia on January 1, 2018.
People fly lanterns at Borobudur Temple during New Year's celebrations in Magelang, Indonesia on January 1, 2018.
People fly lanterns at Borobudur Temple during New Year's celebrations in Magelang, Indonesia on January 1, 2018.
Festive fireworks welcome the new year at Kuta beach in Bali, Indonesia on January 1, 2018.
Festive fireworks welcome the new year at Kuta beach in Bali, Indonesia on January 1, 2018.

Taiwan

Fireworks light up the skyline in Taipei just after midnight on January 1, 2018.
Fireworks light up the skyline in Taipei just after midnight on January 1, 2018.

 Russia

Fireworks light up the sky over the Bolshoy Kamenny Bridge with the Red Square and Kremlin Palace in the background during Ne
Fireworks light up the sky over the Bolshoy Kamenny Bridge with the Red Square and Kremlin Palace in the background during New Year's celebrations in Moscow, Russia on January 1, 2018.

 United Kingdom

Fireworks light up the sky over the London Eye in central London during New Year's celebrations.
Fireworks light up the sky over the London Eye in central London during New Year's celebrations.
Fireworks explode behind Big Ben during New Year's celebrations in London on January 1, 2018.
Fireworks explode behind Big Ben during New Year's celebrations in London on January 1, 2018.

South Korea

Fireworks explode over 123-story skyscraper Lotte World Tower during New Year's celebrations in Seoul, South Korea on January
Fireworks explode over 123-story skyscraper Lotte World Tower during New Year's celebrations in Seoul, South Korea on January 1, 2018.

 France

New Year revelers gather on the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris on December 31, 2017.
New Year revelers gather on the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris on December 31, 2017.
Images are projected on the Arc de Triomphe monument during a laser and 3D video mapping show as part of New Year's celebrati
Images are projected on the Arc de Triomphe monument during a laser and 3D video mapping show as part of New Year's celebrations in Paris on December 31, 2017.

 Lebanon

Fireworks explode over downtown Beirut, Lebanon during New Year's celebrations on January 1, 2018.
Fireworks explode over downtown Beirut, Lebanon during New Year's celebrations on January 1, 2018.

 Greece

Fireworks explode over the Acropolis in Athens during New Year's celebrations on December 31, 2017.
Fireworks explode over the Acropolis in Athens during New Year's celebrations on December 31, 2017.

Tanzania

A group of Maasai tribe members perform a traditional dance during New Year's celebrations on Nungwi Beach in Zanzibar, Tanza
A group of Maasai tribe members perform a traditional dance during New Year's celebrations on Nungwi Beach in Zanzibar, Tanzania on December 31, 2017.

 North Korea

Fireworks are seen during New Year's celebrations in this photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) i
Fireworks are seen during New Year's celebrations in this photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang on January 1, 2018.

 Kenya

Fireworks explode over the Kenyatta International Convention Center square during New Year's celebrations in Nairobi, Kenya o
Fireworks explode over the Kenyatta International Convention Center square during New Year's celebrations in Nairobi, Kenya on January 1, 2018.

China

Fireworks explode over Victoria Harbour on New Year's Eve in Hong Kong, China.
Fireworks explode over Victoria Harbour on New Year's Eve in Hong Kong, China.
People celebrate the New Year during a countdown event at Yongdingmen Gate in Beijing, China on January 1, 2018.
People celebrate the New Year during a countdown event at Yongdingmen Gate in Beijing, China on January 1, 2018.

Brazil

People watch fireworks during New Year's celebrations at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro on January 1, 2018.
People watch fireworks during New Year's celebrations at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro on January 1, 2018.
A woman takes a selfie during New Year's celebrations at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro on January 1, 2018.
A woman takes a selfie during New Year's celebrations at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro on January 1, 2018.

Malaysia

Fireworks light up the sky over Petronas Towers during New Year's celebrations in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on December 31, 2017
Fireworks light up the sky over Petronas Towers during New Year's celebrations in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on December 31, 2017.

Austria

Fireworks explode around Familienkirche church during New Year's celebrations in Vienna, Austria on January 1, 2018.
Fireworks explode around Familienkirche church during New Year's celebrations in Vienna, Austria on January 1, 2018.

Japan

People release balloons as they take part in a New Year's countdown event in Tokyo, Japan on January 1, 2018.
People release balloons as they take part in a New Year's countdown event in Tokyo, Japan on January 1, 2018.

Iceland

Fireworks are seen in Reykjavik on New Year's Day in Iceland on January 1, 2018.
Fireworks are seen in Reykjavik on New Year's Day in Iceland on January 1, 2018.
Fireworks are seen in Reykjavik on New Year's Day in Iceland.
Fireworks are seen in Reykjavik on New Year's Day in Iceland.

India

People dance during New Year's celebrations on a beach in Mumbai, India on January 1, 2018.
People dance during New Year's celebrations on a beach in Mumbai, India on January 1, 2018.
A schoolgirl reacts as she gets her face painted during New Year's celebrations at her school in Ahmedabad, India.
A schoolgirl reacts as she gets her face painted during New Year's celebrations at her school in Ahmedabad, India.

 Estonia

Fireworks are seen near Kuressaare Castle during New Year's celebrations.
Fireworks are seen near Kuressaare Castle during New Year's celebrations.

Pakistan

A Pakistani man dances on a street next to fireworks as he celebrates the new year in the port city of Karachi early on Janua
A Pakistani man dances on a street next to fireworks as he celebrates the new year in the port city of Karachi early on January 1, 2018.
Pakistani people prepare to release lanterns as they gather to celebrate the new year in Lahore on January 1, 2018.
Pakistani people prepare to release lanterns as they gather to celebrate the new year in Lahore on January 1, 2018.

 

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