New Year 2011 Around The World

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  • Fireworks explode above Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House.

  • Fireworks erupt over the Sydney Harbour Bridge during the Australian city's New Year's celebration.

  • The sky above tall Sydney city buildings light up with fireworks display on the New Year's eve in Australia.

  • Balloons with the colors of the Brazilian flag were released in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

  • Men dressed as Vikings lead the torchlight procession as it makes its way to Princess Street in Edinburgh, Scotland.

  • Thousands gather for the torchlight procession in Edinburgh, Scotland.

  • Malabon Zoo owner Manny Tangco holds up a rabbit and a tiger cub to illustrate the shift from the "Year of the Tiger" to the "Year of the Rabbit in Malabon, Metro Manila, Philippines.

  • Residents use sparklers to welcome 2011 during the New Year's festivities in Manila, Philippines

  • Faithful pour cider on a statue of Yemanja, Goddess of the Sea, during a ceremony on Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

  • A woman holds an offering of fruits as shamans perform a ritual for good luck for the New Year in Lima, Peru.

  • South Koreans gather to celebrate New Year's with a fireworks display in downtown Seoul.

  • Fireworks explode above Singapore's financial district.

  • Lights decorate Singapore's financial district.

  • People release balloons as the Tokyo Tower is illuminated at a countdown event at the Zojo-ji Buddhist temple in Tokyo.

  • Fireworks light up the sky near the landmark Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur.

  • Revelers wave during the New Year's Eve celebrations in Hong Kong's Times Square.

  • A Taiwanese performer plays a drum in Taipei, Taiwan.

  • The number 2011 is written in the air with a sparkler in front of Stephansdom (St. Stephen's Cathedral) in Vienna, Austria.

  • An Indian woman in traditional dress dances during festivities to welcome the new year in the village of Narlai, Rajahstan, India.

  • People dance on a decorated street on New Year's Eve, in Bangalore, India.

  • Fireworks explode over Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world, celebrating the New Year in Dubai.

  • People gather at Sofia's main square in Bulgaria to celebrate the New Year.

  • Pakistanis watch the New Year fireworks in Karachi, Pakistan.

  • Pakistanis celebrate the New Year in Lahore, Pakistan.

  • Tourists use sparklers to write 2011 for a photograph in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany.

  • Fireworks explode over St. Basil Cathedral at Red Square during New Year's Day celebrations in Moscow, Russia.

  • Russians have fun as they celebrate the New Year at a skating rink at Red Square in Moscow.

  • Fireworks illuminate the Quadriga sculpture atop the Brandenburg Gate during a New Year's Eve party in Berlin.

  • Fireworks illuminate the sky behind the Oberbaum bridge and the "Molecule Man" sculpture in river Spree as the clock strike midnight in Berlin.

  • The people of Hamburg celebrate the new year with fireworks at Landungbrueken on January 1, 2011 in Hamburg, Germany.

  • Revelers celebrate the New Year on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris. Visible in background is the Arc de Triomphe.

  • Lebanese crowds watch fireworks on New Year's Eve in the heart of central Beirut. Lebanon.

  • The people of Hamburg celebrate the new year with fireworks at Landungbrueken.

  • Fireworks light up the London skyline and Big Ben just after midnight on January 1, 2011 in London, England.

  • Fireworks are seen over the London Eye in London.

  • Fireworks are seen over the London Eye and the Houses of Parliament after the stroke of midnight in London.

  • Estonians clebrate at the new year party on January 1, 2011 in Tallinn'Teatri square, Estonia.

  • Skiers hold flares as they make their way down the mountain in Angel Fire, New Mexico.

  • Fireworks explode over Copacabana beach during New Year celebrations in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil,

  • People watch fireworks exploding over Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

  • Fireworks explode above Copacabana beach during New Year celebrations in Rio de Janeiro.

  • Fireworks erupt before the Toronto City Hall to mark the New Year's celebrations in downtown Toronto, Canada,

  • Revelers celebrate the New Year on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris.

  • Confetti is dropped on revelers at midnight during New Year celebrations in Times Square in New York City

  • Times Square in New York, December 31, 2010.

  • Fireworks are seen exploding over the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor.

  • The peach drops over crowds at Underground Atlanta on Friday, Dec. 31, 2010.

  • Fireworks light up the sky over the Funchal Bay in Madeira Island.

  • Funchal Bay in Madeira Island, January 1, 2011

  • Fireworks illuminates the scene over the city of Davos, Switzerland

  • Fireworks burst above Yangon's landmark Shwedagon pagoda as Myanmar people gather to welcome the New Year 2011 at Kan Daw Gyi park in Yangon.

  • Fireworks burst over the Las Vegas Strip.

  • The New Year is greeted by a fireworks display on the Space Needle in Seattle, Washington.

  • Revelers pack Waikiki Beach to watch a fireworks display during New Year celebrations in Hawaii on January 1, 2011.

  • Hardy Dutch swimmers brave the icy North Sea on January 1, 2011 in Scheveningen, Netherlands.

  • Families celebrate the New Year early, and with a countdown and balloon drop at the Discovery Science Center in Santa Ana, Calif.

  • Fireworks explode overhead as red flares light their way down Crested Butte Mountain in Crested Butte, Colo.

  • Music: Auld Land Syne / Scottish Medley Instrumental


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