Pictures From 2020 New Year’s Eve Celebrations Across the World

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A young person watches confetti fall during a New Year’s celebration in New York’s Times Square, early Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020.
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People celebrate the New Year in Times Square in New York, early Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020.
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A boy spins a burning steel wool with a sling performing light painting during the New Year celebrations in Rajpura town, India.
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A man watches fireworks exploding over Copacabana Beach during the New Year’s celebrations, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020.
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Fireworks explode over Berlin’s landmark Brandenburg Gate in the New Year on Jan. 1, 2020, in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Abdulhamid Hosbas/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)
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Fireworks explode over Ljubljana castle during New Year’s celebrations in Ljubljana, Slovenia, on Jan. 1, 2020. (Photo by JURE MAKOVEC/AFP via Getty Images)
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Fireworks light up the sky over the London Eye in central London during the New Year celebrations. (Photo by Kirsty O’Connor/PA Images via Getty Images)
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Two men wearing Santa dress are seen near an illuminated sign reading “2020” as waves hit the beach of Gaza shore within new year celebrations in Gaza City, Gaza on January 01, 2020. (Photo by Mustafa Hassona/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)
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People in light-costumes welcome the new year in Coin, near Malaga, Spain, on Jan. 1, 2020. (Photo by JORGE GUERRERO/AFP via Getty Images)
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People stand in front of a “2020” sign as part of the New Year celebrations in Islamabad early on Jan. 1, 2020. (Photo by FAROOQ NAEEM/AFP via Getty Images)
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A couple kiss in front of the Eiffel tower during the New Year’s celebrations in Paris, on Jan. 1, 2020. (Photo by MARTIN BUREAU/AFP via Getty Images)
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The Arc de Triomphe is illuminated as DJ’s Mademoiselle Caro and Mr Bonus play as Paris prepares to welcome the New Year as thousands descend on the Champs Elysees for a light and firework show centered around the Arc de Triomphe on Dec. 31, 2019, in Paris. (Photo by Kiran Ridley/Getty Images)
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Paris prepares to welcome the New Year as thousands descend on the Champs Elysees for a light and firework show centered around the Arc de Triomphe on Dec. 31, 2019, in Paris. (Photo by Kiran Ridley/Getty Images)
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Fireworks erupt over the Hotel Indonesia, in Jakarta during New Year’s celebrations on Jan. 1, 2020. (Photo by BAY ISMOYO/AFP via Getty Images)
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Fireworks illuminate the night sky near Ortakoy Mosque and July 15 Martyrs’ Bridge within the new year celebrations in Istanbul, Turkey on January 01, 2020.
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People watch fireworks erupting in the sky of Colombo during New Year’s celebrations on Jan. 1, 2020. (Photo by LAKRUWAN WANNIARACHCHI/AFP via Getty Images)
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People watch fireworks as part of the New Year celebrations in Rawalpindi on Jan. 1, 2020. Billions around the world are set to cheer in 2020 after a tumultuous year dominated by demonstrations calling for political upheaval and action on climate change. (Photo by FAROOQ NAEEM/AFP via Getty Images)
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Fireworks go off at the Burj Khalifa on New Year’s Eve 2019 on Jan. 1, 2019, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by WIN-Initiative/Getty Images)
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Fireworks go off in front of July 15 Martyrs’ Bridge within the new year celebrations in Istanbul, Turkey, on Jan. 1, 2020. (Photo by Arif Hudaverdi Yaman/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)
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Fireworks explode over the Kremlin in Moscow during New Year celebrations, on Jan. 1, 2020. (Photo by DIMITAR DILKOFF/AFP via Getty Images)
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People celebrate the arrival of the year 2020 at a New Year’s Eve countdown event near the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic headquarters in Beijing, Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020. Revelers around the globe are bidding farewell to a decade that will be remembered by many for the rise of social media, the Arab Spring, the #MeToo movement and, of course, President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
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Fireworks explode over the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge on Sydney Harbour during New Year’s Eve celebrations in Sydney, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019. (Dean Lewins/AAP Image via AP)
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Crowds watch the fireworks from the SkyTower during Auckland New Year’s Eve celebrations on Jan. 1, 2020 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Dave Rowland/Getty Images)
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Fireworks are seen exploding from Auckland’s Waitemata Harbour and Sky Tower during the Auckland New Year’s Eve celebrations for 2020 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Steve Thomson/Getty Images for ATEED)
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Crowds watch a fireworks display during New Year’s Eve celebrations in Brisbane, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019.
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An Indian student gets her face painted during an event to welcome the New Year in Ahmadabad, India, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)
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A woman prays in front of lanterns to welcome in the upcoming New Year at the Jogyesa Buddhist temple in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
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A woman hangs a paper note bearing her New Year wishes to a wire at Jogyesa Buddhist temple in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
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Stock traders wear New Year’s 2020 party glasses at the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019. Stocks slipped globally in quiet New Year’s Eve trading Tuesday with many markets closed.(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
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Akos Fulop cracks his whip during the New Year’s Eve celebrations in Kecskemet, Hungary, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019 when shepherds, horseherds and story-tellers wave farewell to the year 2019 with singing and whipcracking. (Sandor Ujvari/MTI via AP)
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People gesture to show “five demands” as they form a human chain on New Year’s Eve in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019. Months of pro-democracy protests have brought “sadness, anxiety, disappointment and even rage,” the city’s leader Carrie Lam said in a News Year’s address Tuesday. Protests that began in June over a proposed extradition law have spread to include demands for more democracy and other grievances. Hong Kong was setting off fireworks later. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
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A woman smiles during New Year celebrations in Manila on Jan. 1, 2020. (Photo by MARIA TAN/AFP via Getty Images)
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Fireworks light up the Taiwan skyline and Taipei 101 during New Year's Eve celebrations on Jan. 1, 2020 in Taipei, Taiwan. (Photo by Gene Wang/Getty Images)
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People wait in pens for the stroke of midnight in Times Square in New York on New Year’s Eve, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
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