2013 arrived in style around the globe, with hundreds and thousands of people gathering at the Sydney Harbour, Berlin's party mile and the London Eye for their enormous firework displays.
The whole world rang in the New Year with magnificent fireworks, as revelers at Times Square in New York sought to top off the worldwide extravaganza. From the dazzling New Year's ball dropping in New York's Times Square to blissful fireworks in London, the world did its best to welcome 2013. So, here we have put together some pictures of New Year’s Eve celebration and fireworks from all over the globe for you to check out!
Revelers celebrate the New Year in New York January 1, 2013.
People watch as fireworks explode over the coast of Vina del Mar as part of the New Year celebrations, January 1, 2013.
— First World Pics (@firstworldpics) December 31, 2012
Smoke from incense rises over people as they stand in line to offer New Year prayers at a Sensoji temple in Tokyo January 1, 2013. Millions of well-wishers visit temples and shrines to offer prayers on the first day of the New Year.
Rangoon Happy New Year #2013 twitter.com/SonjaSuper/sta…— Art of Life (@SonjaSuper) December 31, 2012
Fireworks explode during New Year celebrations over the Brandenburger Tor gate in Berlin January 1, 2013.
Fireworks are seen over Times Square during New Year celebrations in New York January 1, 2013.
The numbers "2013" are illuminated atop 1 Times Square as revelers celebrate the New Year in New York January 1, 2013.
Female impersonator Gary Marion, portraying Sushi, is lowered in a replica of a women's red high heel shoe at the Bourbon Street Pub complex in Key West January 1, 2013. The Red Shoe Drop has become a Key West New Year's Eve tradition and is one of five Florida Keys warm-weather takeoffs on New York City's Times Square ball drop marking the beginning of the New Year.
Photo: “Fireworks illuminate the night sky before Sugar Loaf Mountain in Rio de Janeiro during New Year’s... tmblr.co/Z-WgKuag3P3-— Melinda Cox Hall (@melindacoxhall) January 1, 2013
London's New Year fireworks were the best I've ever witnessed. Thank you London! twitter.com/WarwickADavis/…— Warwick Davis (@WarwickADavis) January 1, 2013
People walk down North Bridge carrying lit torches during the annual torchlight procession to mark the start of Hogmanay (New Year) celebrations in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Brilliant from London (again)...Happy New Year twitter.com/HuffPostUK/sta…— HuffPost UK (@HuffPostUK) January 1, 2013
Enjoy these two bonus videos of the marvelous firework display in Sydney and Central London at New Year’s Eve.
Lets hope this New Year brings health, wealth and happiness around the globe. Happy 2013!