Fireworks explode over the iconic London Eye marking the beginning of the New Year in central London, Britain, 01 January 2019.// EPA-EFE PHOTO
Fireworks explode over the iconic London Eye marking the beginning of the New Year in central London, Britain, 01 January 2019.// EPA-EFE PHOTO

PHOTOS: New Year's celebrations

Breaking News January 01, 2019 19:00

By The Nation,
Agence France-Presse,
EPA-EFE

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Fireworks explode during New Year's celebrations around the world.



Fireworks explode over the Chao Phraya River during New Year celebrations in Bangkok at the start of January 1, 2019. // Korbphuk Phromrekha / Nation Photo

Fireworks explode over the harbour and the Sydney Harbour Bridge landmark during New Year's celebrations in Sydney, Australia, 01 January 2019. // EPA-EFE PHOTO

Fireworks explode over Victoria Harbour during New Year celebrations in Hong Kong on January 1, 2019. // AFP PHOTO

Fireworks explode over the Marina Bay at the stroke of midnight in Singapore, 01 January 2019, to usher in the new year. // EPA-EFE PHOTO

Fireworks illuminate the night sky over the Petronas Towers landmark during New Year's Day celebrations in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 01 January 2019. // EPA-EFE PHOTO

Fireworks and light effects illuminate the night sky from the Taipei 101 skyscraper during New Year's Eve celebrations in Taipei, Taiwan, 01 January 2019. // EPA-EFE PHOTO

Fireworks illuminate the sky around Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world, during New Year's 2019 celebrations in the Gulf emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 01 January 2019.  // EPA-EFE PHOTO

Fireworks illuminate the night sky during New Year's celebrations in Beirut, Lebanon, 01 January 2019. // EPA-EFE PHOTO

Fireworks explode behind the quadriga of Berlin's landmark the Brandenburg Gate to usher in the New Year on January 1, 2019. // AFP PHOTO

Fireworks explode over the Kremlin in Moscow during New Year celebrations, on January 1, 2019. // AFP PHOTO

Fireworks illuminate the sky next to the Cologne Cathedral during New Year's Eve celebrations in Cologne, Germany, 01 January 2019. // EPA-EFE PHOTO

Fireworks explode during New Year's celebrations in front of the palace, next to the Atomium in Brussels, Belgium, 1 January 2019.  // EPA-EFE PHOTO

Fireworks explode near the Erasmus Bridge in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, during New Year celebrations on January 1, 2019. // AFP PHOTO

People enjoy the fireworks during the new year celebration on Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on January 1, 2019. // AFP PHOTO

This picture taken early on January 1, 2019 shows fireworks erupting in the sky during the 2019 new year celebrations in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates. // AFP PHOTO

A handout photo made available by Riotur of fireworks exploding over Copacabana Beach in front of Cristo Redentor monument during New Year's celebrations in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 01 January 2019. // EPA-EFE PHOTO

Fireworks light the sky from the Charles de Gaulle bridge during New Year's celebrations in Abidjan on January 1, 2019. // AFP PHOTO

People watch fireworks launching at the Pearl of Africa Hotel to celebrate a New Year in Kampala on January 1, 2019. // AFP PHOTO

Fireworks explode over the Parthenon Temple atop the Acropolis hill in Athens during the rainy New Year celebrations in Athens on January 1, 2019. // AFP PHOTO

A man takes a photo of a fireworks show over the port during New Year's celebrations in Acapulco, Mexico, 01 January 2018. // EPA-EFE PHOTO

 Fireworks explode over the port during New Year's celebrations in Valparaiso, Chile, 01 January 2019.  // EPA-EFE PHOTO

Fireworks explode over the Arc de Triomphe on the Champs-Elysees for New Year's celebrations in the French capital Paris on January 1, 2019. // AFP PHOTO

Fireworks light the night sky above the Erkel Theatre during New Year's celebrations in Budapest, Hungary, 01 January 2019. // EPA-EFE PHOTO

Fireworks illuminate the sky during New Year's celebrations in Pecs, 196 kms south of Budapest, Hungary, 01 January 2019. // EPA-EFE PHOTO

This picture taken early on January 1, 2019 shows fireworks erupting in the sky during the 2019 new year celebrations in the southern Iraqi city of Basra. // AFP PHOTO

Fireworks illuminate the skyline over the Las Vegas Strip during an 8-minute-long pyrotechnics show put on by Fireworks by Grucci titled "America's Party" during a New Year's Eve celebration on January 1, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. // AFP PHOTO

Fireworks illuminate the night sky during New Year's celebrations in Beirut, Lebanon, 01 January 2019. // EPA-EFE PHOTO

Singer/songwriter Christina Aguilera performs on New Year's Eve in Times Square on December 31, 2018 in New York. // AFP PHOTO

People watch the countdown to 2019 during New Year's Eve celebration in Times Square, New York, on on December 31, 2018. // AFP PHOTO

A couple kisses on the Champs-Elysees during New Year's celebrations in the French capital Paris on January 1, 2019. // AFP PHOTO

A woman watches fireworks explode over the iconic London Eye, marking the beginning of the New Year, in central London, Britain, 01 January 2019. // EPA-EFE PHOTO

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