Happy New Year 2013 Celebrations Around the World.
Fireworks explode in the sky above Sydney Harbour during the New Year celebrations in Sydney, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013.
Revellers write the number 2013 using sparklers during the Hogmanay (New Year) street party celebrations in Edinburgh, Scotland Jan. 1, 2013. REUTERS/David Moir
Spectator boats in Sydney Harbour (below) look on as New Year’s Eve fireworks erupt over the Sydney Harbour Bridge on January 1, 2013. Sydney kicked off a wave of dazzling firework displays welcoming in 2013, from Dubai to Moscow and London, with long-isolated Yangon joining the global pyrotechnics for the first time. AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
Fireworks explode around the London Eye during New Year’s celebrations in central London January 1, 2013. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth
Fireworks explode during New Year celebrations over the Brandenburger Tor gate in Berlin January 1, 2013. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz
Revellers take part in New Year celebrations near the Arc de Triomphe on the Champs Elysees Avenue in Paris January 1, 2013. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
A reveler stands in Time Square before celebrating the New Year in New York, December 31, 2012. REUTERS/Joshua Lott
Fireworks explode over St. Basil Cathedral at Red Square during New Year’s Day celebrations in Moscow January 1, 2013. REUTERS/Mikhail Voskresensky
Fireworks explode near the Malaysia’s landmark Petronas Twin Towers during New Year celebrations in Kuala Lumpur January 1, 2013. REUTERS/Syamsul Bahri Muhammad
A security guard stands behind a New Year signboard at Myanmar’s first public New Year countdown celebrations on Myoma grounds in Yangon December 31, 2012. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
Fireworks explode over and around the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House during new year celebrations January 1, 2013.
People release balloons as the Tokyo Tower is illuminated to celebrate the New Year at a countdown event in Tokyo January 1, 2013. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon