Another year done and dusted and now it’s time to embrace and look forward to an all new year. Fireworks lit up the sky around the globe as new year celebrations kicked in with an extravagant display of lights and colours. Millions of people in India welcomed New Year 2018 as the clock struck midnight on Sunday.
Various hotels and restaurants across the country organised different events. In New Zealand’s thousands of people took to the streets, becoming among the first in the world to usher in 2018. From Australia, the celebrations moved to Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Europe and finally America.
A mesmerising display of multi-colored fireworks broke out over Victoria Harbour to the sound of Auld Lang Syne sung in English and Chinese. The clocks in Australia and New Zealand chimed midnight at 1pm UK time, with jubilations erupting across Sydney and Auckland. Around 1.6 million spectators gathered in Sydney Harbour to witness one of the most stunning pyrotechnic shows in the world.
Here are the pictures of New Year celebrations from across the world: