Updated January 1st, 2024 at 00:27 IST

Hello 2024! BHARAT, rest of the world welcome New Year with a bang

New Zealand, Australia and Japan are among the first countries to say goodbye to 2023.

Digital Desk
Here is how the world is celebrating New Year
Here is how the world is celebrating New Year | Image:AP

New Year Celebrations: While the new year may be a few short hours away for those in India, parts of the world have already bid goodbye to 2023 and welcomed 2024 with optimism and dazzling displays of light. Here is a look at celebrations across the world.

New Delhi welcomes 2024

Gateway of India celebrates New Year


A fireworks display bursting out from the Sky Tower in New Zealand's Auckland. (Photo credit: AP)
Fireworks display at the Sydney Harbour in Australia. On the left, the famous Sydney Opera House can be seen. (Photo credit: AP)
A fireworks display over the Sydney Harbour bridge marking the end of 2023. (Photo credit: AP)
More fireworks light-up the sky over Sydney as Australia celebrates the New Year, (Photo credit: AP)
In contrast to the scenes of celebration above is the more sombre display in Tokyo, Japan where people visit a shrine to welcome in 2024. (Photo credit: AP)
People queuing up outside the Zojoji Buddhist temple in Tokyo on December 31 to celebrate the first shrine visit of the New Year. (Photo credit: AP) 



Published December 31st, 2023 at 22:33 IST

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