Revelers ring in 2020 with grand celebrations. Fireworks, countdowns, and celebrations took place last night across the globe, as people bid farewell to the year 2019, and welcomed 2020. Here, see how different cities around the world marked the New Year.
1. Paris, Europe
Paris celebrates New Year as the Arc de Triomphe is engulfed in fireworks on January 1, 2020.
2. New York, USA
New York City’s Times Square reportedly had more than one million people gather to watch the ball drop. As part of the annual televised event, Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve, revelers both at home and in-person saw performances by Post Malone, BTS, and Sam Hunt.
3. Las Vegas, USA
Fireworks illuminate the skyline over the Las Vegas Strip during an eight-minute-long pyrotechnics show put on by Fireworks by Grucci titled “America’s Party 2020” during a New Year’s Eve celebration on January 1, 2020, in Las Vegas, Nevada. About 400,000 visitors gathered to watch more than 80,000 fireworks shoot from the rooftops of seven hotel-casinos to welcome the new year
4. Melbourne, Australia
Fireworks erupt over the Melbourne central business district during New Year’s Eve celebrations.
5. London, United Kingdom
Fireworks light up the sky above the London Eye during the new year celebrations in London.