A wave of celebrations are illuminating the skies above cities around the world, dazzling millions of people as spectacular firework displays and light shows welcome the arrival of theNew Year, says the BBC.
TheTallest building in the world the Burj Khalifa is lit up in pyrotechnics-Pix GETTY-IMAGES.
A New Year’s Eve Ceremony in Beijing, China. Pix Lintao Zhang /Ghetty Images.
A make up artist decorates hair ahead of New Year celebrations in Ahmedabad, India. pix REUTERS
Crowds use smart phones as fireworks project from Taiwan;s Taipei’s 101 skyscraper.Pix EPA
Fireworks over the Syndney Harbour Bridge in Australia.Pix-EPA
Flashes of red pierce the night skies in Kuala Lumpur’s Petronas Towers, Malaysai. Pix EPA.