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In Pics: The world welcomes New Year 2019 in style

People around the world turn out to celebrate New Year's Eve and welcome 2019.

BS Web Team  |  New Delhi 

France

France
1 / 17
Pic: Reuters

Fireworks explode during the New Year's celebrations at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, France.

Belgium

Belgium
2 / 17
Pic: Reuters

Fireworks light up the Atomium building, a metal structure built in the form of an iron crystal, as part of celebrations in Brussels, Belgium.

Brazil

Brazil
3 / 17
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Believers of Afro-Brazilian religions pay tribute to Yemanja, goddess of the sea, during a traditional celebration ahead of New Year's eve on Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

United Kingdom

United Kingdom
4 / 17
Pic: Reuters

Fireworks light up the sky around the London Eye wheel to welcome the in London, Britain

Thailand

Thailand
5 / 17
Pic: Reuters

Thais pray to celebrate the 2019 at the Golden Mountain temple or Wat Saket in Bangkok, Thailand. Strings attached are ceremonial threads given by Buddhist monks

Russia

Russia
6 / 17
Pic: Reuters

Revellers enjoy during New Year celebrations in Moscow's Red Square, Russia.

Greece

Greece
7 / 17
Pic: Reuters

Fireworks explode over the ancient Parthenon temple atop the Acropolis hill during New Year's day celebrations in Athens, Greece. 

Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad
8 / 17
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People release balloons as they celebrate the New Year's countdown event in a road in Ahmedabad, India. 

Thailand

Thailand
9 / 17
Pic: Reuters

Fireworks explode over Chao Phraya River during the New Year celebrations in Bangkok, Thailand. 

Indonesia

Indonesia
10 / 17
Pic: Reuters

Fireworks explode around Monument during New Year's Eve celebration in Jakarta, Indonesia

United Arab Emirates (UAE)

United Arab Emirates (UAE)
11 / 17
Pic: Reuters

People watch as the Burj Khalifa is lit up during the new year celebrations in Dubai, UAE.

Egypt

Egypt
12 / 17
Pic: Reuters

People take part in New Year celebrations at the Waterway in Cairo, Egypt

Singapore

Singapore
13 / 17
Pic: Reuters

Fireworks explode over the Marina Bay ahead of the New Year celebrations in Singapore. 

Australia

Australia
14 / 17
Pic: Reuters

Fireworks explode over the Sydney Harbour during New Year's Eve celebrations in Sydney, Australia. 

Germany

Germany
15 / 17
Pic: Reuters

Fireworks explode over the Quadriga sculpture atop the Brandenburg gate during New Year celebrations in Berlin, Germany.

China

China
16 / 17
Pic: Reuters

Fireworks explode over Victoria Harbour and Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre during a pyrotechnic show to celebrate the New Year in Hong Kong, China

United States (USA)

United States (USA)
17 / 17
Pic: Reuters

 

People celebrate New Year's Eve in in New York.

 


First Published: Tue, January 01 2019. 12:40 IST
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