New Year 2020 celebrations around the world
The New Year 2020 celebrations kicked off with a bang in different parts of the world with colorful fireworks, street parties, and some of the countries marked the new year with religious traditions.
This is how the world celebrated New Year’s Eve.
In London, around 2,000 fireworks made the sky colorful and were fired from the London Eye, with the remainder came from barges moored in a central location along the River Thames.
The fireworks lit up the sky over Dubai’s Burj Khalifa for nearly 10 minutes, as hundreds of thousands gathered downtown to watch the mesmerizing display.
The new year in Japan began at 10 a.m. EST. The new year is special in Japanese culture as it is considered a time to pray for one’s family.
Many people gathered around the Sky Tower of Auckland, where the fireworks display was followed by lasers and animations for the first time to take New Zealand into the new year and a new decade.
Australia ushered in the New Year with a huge fireworks display in Sydney, despite the calls to cancel the event as devastating bush fires raged across the country.
Thousands of people welcomed 2020 with neon-lit promenades in the picturesque Victoria Harbour, broke into pro-democracy chants shortly after the countdown to midnight.
In Indonesia’s capital Jakarta, tens of thousands of revelers were overwhelmed by torrential rains as they waited for the fireworks of New Year’s Eve.
The nation of Pakistan witnessed spectacular fireworks in every part of the country. From prominent places to every street, the sky was all lit up with flashy colors of flashlights.
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