Take a trip around the world and see how other’s bring in the new year. Every country celebrates with their own unique customs and traditions, here is a look at the festivities in 10 places from far and wide.

New Year's Celebrations Around The Globe
New Year's Celebrations Around The Globe

Take a trip around the world and see how other’s bring in the new year. On Dec 31, 2015 as the clock struck midnight, people everywhere light off fireworks, sang and kissed loved ones as they anticipated an exciting year ahead. Every country celebrates with their own unique customs and traditions, here is a look at the festivities in 10 places from far and wide.

London

Big Ben reaches 12 and an impressive fireworks display rocked the skies over London. The London Eye was set a light, adding another dimension to an already outstanding display of pyrotechnics. Each year the city out does itself.

Sydney, Australia

This New Year's Eve fireworks show is a sight to be seen. Each year they out do themselves and this year was no exception. Harbour Bridge was lit up along with illumination throughout the harbor. The 15 minute show included music like Uptown Funk and Hold Back the River, and celebrated aboriginal culture.  

Hong Kong, China

As the lights rose over Victoria Harbour, those on cruiseships had a front seat to a spectacular fireworks show put on by Hong Kong's tourism board.

Indonesia

An amazing fireworks show had the sky sparkling and helped Indonesians bring in the new year with style.

Dubai

An elaborate fireworks display and a huge countdown was watched by many in Dubai

Taipei, Taiwan

The biggest building in the city, Skyscraper Taipei 101, was the location of the city’s three minute fireworks display this year.

Russia

A good ole fireworks show was put on in Russia to bring in the new years.

Beijing, China

Over in Beijing's Olympic Park, thousands gathered to celebrate the arrival of 2016. An hourglass was flipped to signal the end of 2015 and the start of a new year.

Seattle, USA

On the West Coast, the Seattle Space Need shone bright as fireworks glittered in the skies above.

Times Square, New York City, USA

Over a million people from all over the world congregated in Times Square to watch live performances and watch the infamous ball drop.

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