Happy New Year And Best Fireworks around the world
Revelers across the world are forgetting the turmoil of the past year to cheerfully welcome 2018 to the sound of music and best fireworks.
The new year slowly crept in from the far east, kicking off first in Samoa and Christmas Island in Australian territory.
Bells have since rung across Hong Kong and other parts of China when the clocks struck midnight at 4 pm UK time.
A mesmerizing display of multi-colored fireworks broke out over Victoria Harbour to the sound of Auld Lang Syne sung in English and Chinese.
In Beijing, a 7.8 km-long stretch known as ‘Beijing’s backbone’, brightly lit up all the way from Yongding Gate in the south all the way through the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square.
South Korea and Tokyo joined the loud celebrations when the clocks struck midnight at 3pm GMT.
In Seoul, a dazzling show of fireworks burst out from the Lotte World Tower, where the official party will continue to rock into the morning.
Joining the celebration, party-goers in North Korean capital Pyongyang were pictured watching as the clocks struck midnight, followed by fireworks over the Juche Tower monument.
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The main highlight of the night involved a colorful rainbow of fireworks, lasers, and light cascading down the side of Sydney Harbour Bridge to celebrate the legalization of gay marriage this year.
However it took over two hours for the whole of Australia to celebrate the new year, due to being caught in not one, but five different time zones. it was rememberable best Fireworks of 2018
Meanwhile, in New Zealand, fireworks lit up the Auckland and Wellington skyline as thousands lined the streets to usher in 2018.
Thailand overturned a ban on fireworks for a series of stunning New Year displays.