In Pictures: New Year’s Eve Celebrations and Fireworks From Around the World

Nations around the world ring in New Year 2024 with dazzling displays of fireworks and festivities.

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Confetti flies around in Times Square during the New Year’s Eve celebrations, in New York City, New York, U.S., December 31, 2023.Image Credit: Reuters

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A view of fireworks over the Big Ben and London Eye to mark the New Year’s celebrations, in London.Image Credit: Reuters

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Fireworks explode over the ancient Parthenon temple atop the Acropolis hill during New Year’s celebrations, in Athens, Greece.Image Credit: Reuters

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People gather at the Avenue des Champs-Elysees for the New Year celebrations in Paris.Image Credit: AFP

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Fireworks explode over Rockwell Center in celebration of the New Year in Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines.Image Credit: Reuters

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Fireworks explode next to the Lotus Tower during New Year’s Eve celebrations in Colombo, Sri Lanka.Image Credit: AFP

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A couple release a lantern as people fire fireworks to mark the arrival of the New Year at a beach in Sihanoukville, the coastal capital of Preah Sihanouk province, Cambodia.Image Credit: AFP

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Fireworks explode over the Marina Bay ahead of the New Year celebrations in Singapore December 31, 2023Image Credit: Reuters

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Fireworks explode over the Grand Palace during the New Year celebrations, in Bangkok, Thailand.Image Credit: Reuters

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Glitter cannons and pyrotechnics erupt as revelers celebrate the New Year during a countdown event in Beijing.Image Credit: AFP

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People watch as fireworks light up the sky at Rizal Park ushering in the New Year in Manila on January 1, 2024.Image Credit: AFP

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Fireworks explode over Victoria Harbour to celebrate the New Year in Hong Kong, China January 1, 2024.Image Credit: Reuters

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Fireworks illuminate the night sky as revelers celebrate New Year’s Eve at the beach on December 31, 2023 in the Kerobokan district on the resort island of Bali, Indonesia.Image Credit: AFP

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Fireworks explode over the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House during New Year’s Eve celebrations in Sydney on January 1, 2024.Image Credit: AFP

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Cars drive past a New Year 2024 numerals decoration in central Moscow on December 31, 2023, on the eve of the New Year.Image Credit: AFP

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Fireworks explode over the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House during New Year’s Eve celebrations in Sydney on January 1, 2024.Image Credit: AFP

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Birds are seen silhouetted by the setting sun on the last day of the year in Yangon, Myanmar.Image Credit: AFP

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Fireworks burst from the Sky Tower in Auckland, New Zealand, to celebrate the New Year on Monday, Jan. 1, 2024.Image Credit: AP

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Balloons, one in the colours of the Union flag, are pictured near The Elizabeth Tower, commonly known by the name of the clock’s bell, “Big Ben”, at the Palace of Westminster, home to the Houses of Parliament, in central London on March 6, 2023. London’s Big Ben on Sunday, December 2023 marks the 100th anniversary of its “bongs” to ring in the New Year being broadcast live across the world.Image Credit: AFP

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A couple takes a selfie in front of a 2024 luminous sign during New Year’s Eve in Seoul, South Korea December 31, 2023. REUTERS/Kim Hong-JiImage Credit: Reuters

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People have their dinner at a restaurant as a screen broadcasts China’s President Xi Jinping while delivering his New Year’s speech in Beijing on December 31, 2023. (Photo by Pedro Pardo / AFP)Image Credit: AFP

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Children perform the Balinese traditional dance during a New Year’s Eve celebration in Denpasar on Indonesia’s resort island of Bali on December 31, 2023.Image Credit: AFP

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A woman wearing traditional attire dances as she takes part in a parade to celebrate Tamu Lhosar, a New Year festival of the Gurung community in Kathmandu, Nepal December 31, 2023.Image Credit: Reuters

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Girls pose with their faces and hands painted with slogans as they welcome the new year 2024, in Amritsar on Sunday.Image Credit: ANI

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