New Year's Eve is the best time to celebrate the things that happened in a year. It is usually accompanied with amazing fireworks and light shows. Cities around the world display their unique kind of celebrations during the event. Now, here are the top 10 best New Year's Eve fireworks display from around the globe, courtesy of National Geographic.
1. New York City, New York
NYC New Year's Eve celebration is famous for its Times Square Ball Drop. Millions around the world watch this event via live stream or television. In addition, hundreds of revelers squeeze into the city's neon epicenter where Broadway and Seventh Avenue come together, waiting for the giant LED ball to drop.
The event can be watch online through this website: http://timessquareball.net/
2. Las Vegas, Nevada
The most illuminated city in the world lights up even more during December 31. Extraordinary parties are just around the corner with street parades and fireworks display. The dazzling sky show blasts over the MGM Grand, the Bellagio, and the array of other casino hotels on the famous strip. The city also offers special performances from the biggest artists in Hollywood.
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3. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
New Year's Celebration in Rio de Janeiro is known as "Réveillon". The city has also one of the world's loudest and largest parties in the world. Locals are dressed in white like Candomblé priestesses to welcome millions of visitors.
4. London, England
In the city of London, millions of people gather in Trafalgar Square to wait for the dazzling show of sparks and color. The city also welcomes the year with fiery blasts from the world-famous Big Ben clock. In addition, London Eye shows off an amazing swirling fireworks and light show timed at 12 midnight.
Watch the London's New Year celebration live at BBC.
5. Paris, France
The City of Lights comes alive during New Year's Eve as thousands of people line-up at the Champs-élysées for a view of the Eiffel Tower. They also wait to witness the fireworks display at the entire length of the famous pylon.
See the celebration live at http://www.france24.com/en/livefeed
6. Dubai, UAE
Dubai's famous landmarks become the centre of attraction during New Year's Eve celebration. The world's tallest skyscraper, the Burj Khalifa, is expected to become the centerpiece of the event.
Watch the celebration at the offical YouTube channel of Downtown Dubai.
7. Beirut, Lebanon
Beirut had unfortunate events in the recent history. However, the once war-torn capital promises the New Year's Eve will be a time for celebration. The central attraction of the event is the famous Nejmeh Square Clock Tower. Millions of people will gather around the city to watch an epic fireworks display.
8. Tokyo, Japan
Japan has unique celebration to welcome the New year. Temples ring their bells as a countdown to midnight, adding a dreamy atmosphere to the occasion. The city maintains its tradition to ensure good fortune in the coming year.
9. Sydney, Australia
The iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge lights up during the New Year's Eve. The famous opera house also makes fantastic show during the special evening. The city is one of the first major cities in the world that will see the year 2016, thanks to the rotation of the planet.
10. Christmas Island, South Pacific
With only around 5,000 residents, New Year's Eve is an intimate affair in the island. The place is also one of the first inhabited places in the world to celebrate the New Year.