New Year ushered in with fireworks and European solidarity
New Year ushered in with fireworks and European solidarity
Lord Mayor of Sydney Clover Moore at the Sydney NYE launch at the Opera
03 January, 2019, 13:18
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Fireworks go off during the annual New Year's Eve celebration at Times Square in NY, the United States, Dec. 31, 2018.
As a spectacular New Year fireworks display lit up the Sydney sky at midnight, a giant typo was beamed onto a Harbour Bridge pylon, telling the crowd it was still 2018. All you have to do to participate is join a game right before a new hour, and you should see the festive display.
Sydney in Australia is often the first big city to ring in the new year with a fantastic fireworks display - but last night it got things terribly wrong.
Fireworks explode from Auckland's Sky Tower as the New Year is welcomed in Auckland, New Zealand, Tuesday, Jan 1.
The One Lagos Fiesta was one of the events put together to usher in the new year, with various artists and performers thrilling revelers who thronged to the venue of the fiesta put together by the Lagos state government.
In the Indonesian capital Jakarta, more than 500 couples tied the knot in a free mass wedding organised by the government, with fireworks shows cancelled out of respect for tsunami victims.
In Russia's Moscow, concerts and light shows were held across the city's parks and more than 1,000 ice rinks were opened for merrymakers.
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New Year's Celebrations took place across the world.
Thunderstorms early Monday evening threatened the yearly fireworks show in Sydney, but an estimated one million people gathered around various points in the Australia's largest city to witness the traditional fireworks show.
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French police secure the area as revelers begin to gather along the Champs-Elysees for New Year's Celebrations in the French capital, Paris, on December 31, 2018.
Photos of the typo were shared on social media sites.
The night included more references to unity and inclusivity through music.
"UNESCO has named 2019 the International Year of Indigenous languages, so I think it is fitting that we end our new-look welcome in words of the Gadigal that we can all embrace", she said.
President Muhammadu Buhari has in his New Year Message reminded Nigerians that there are new opportunities to be explored in 2019.
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