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Thursday 20 September 2018

New Year's celebrations around the globe

Sean Nolan

People fly lanterns at Borobudur temple during New Year celebrations in Magelang, Indonesia, January 1, 2018 in this photo taken by Antara Foto. Antara Foto/Anis Efizudin/ via
People fly lanterns at Borobudur temple during New Year celebrations in Magelang, Indonesia, January 1, 2018 in this photo taken by Antara Foto. Antara Foto/Anis Efizudin/ via
Confetti drops over the crowd as the clock strikes midnight during the New Year's celebration in Times Square as seen from the Marriott Marquis in New York, Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
Fireworks explode near the Sydney Opera House as part of new year celebrations on Sydney Harbour, Australia, December 31, 2017. REUTERS/David Gray
Revelers celebrate the New Year in Times Square in Manhattan, New York, U.S., January 1, 2018. REUTERS/Amr Alfiky
Fireworks light up the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House as part of new year celebrations on Sydney Harbour, Australia, December 31, 2017. REUTERS/David Gray
Revelers celebrate the New Year in Times Square in Manhattan, New York, U.S., January 1, 2018. REUTERS/Amr Alfiky
Fireworks light up the Sydney Opera House as part of new year celebrations on Sydney Harbour, Australia, December 31, 2017. REUTERS/David Gray
Fireworks light up the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House during new year celebrations on Sydney Harbour, Australia, January 1, 2018. REUTERS/David Gray
People watch fireworks in the rain at the Marina Bay ahead of the New Year in Singapore December 31, 2017. REUTERS/Edgar Su
Fireworks light up Marina Bay near the Merlion ahead of the New Year in Singapore December 31, 2017. REUTERS/Edgar Su
People release balloons as they take part in a New Year countdown event in celebrations to ring in 2018 in Tokyo, Japan January 1, 2018. REUTERS/Toru Hanai
Mariah Carey performs during New Year's eve celebrations in Times Square in New York City, New York, U.S., December 31, 2017. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
People enjoy as fireworks explode over Lotte Group's 123-storey skyscraper Lotte World Tower during New Year celebration in Seoul, South Korea, January 1, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
People celebrate the new year during a countdown event at Yongdingmen Gate in Beijing, China, January 1, 2018. REUTERS/Jason Lee
People watch as sky lanterns are released ahead of New Year on the frozen Songhua river in Harbin, Heilongjiang province, China December 31, 2017. REUTERS/Stringer
Fireworks explode over Victoria Harbour and Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre during a pyrotechnic show to celebrate the New Year in Hong Kong, China January 1, 2018. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
People dance during the New Year's celebrations at a market area in New Delhi, India, December 31, 2017. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
Pope Francis prays in front of the nativity scene after celebrating a new year's eve vespers Mass in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
Iraqi federal police stand guard outside the Virgin Mary church during new year's eve mass in Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)
Fireworks light up the sky in Edinburgh during the Hogmanay New Year celebrations. David Cheskin/PA Wire
Burj Khalifa is lit up during the new year celebrations in Dubai, UAE January 1, 2018. REUTERS/Satish Kumar
Members of Flyboard Ireland in performance during Liffey Lights Moment as part of of New Years Festival on Customs House Quay, Dublin. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins
Members of Flyboard Ireland in performance during Liffey Lights Moment as part of of New Years Festival on Customs House Quay, Dublin. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins
Members of Flyboard Ireland in performance during Liffey Lights Moment as part of of New Years Festival on Customs House Quay, Dublin. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins
Members of Flyboard Ireland in performance during Liffey Lights Moment as part of of New Years Festival on Customs House Quay, Dublin. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins
Members of Flyboard Ireland in performance during Liffey Lights Moment as part of of New Years Festival on Customs House Quay, Dublin. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins

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