When the clock hits midnight on Jan. 1, 2020, a brand new decade begins. As New Yorkers put together for the ball to drop in Instances Sq. and people throughout the U.S. are going about their Tuesday actions, different cities worldwide are already celebrating New Yr’s Eve.
In Australia, revelers celebrated the second with fireworks by the Sydney Opera Home and above Melbourne’s skyline. Many in Seoul noticed paper lanterns. Singapore’s luxurious Marina Bay celebrated with fireworks. In Hong Kong, pro-democracy protests continued.
Right here, see how completely different cities all over the world marked New Yr’s 2020.
Sixteen hours forward of New York, the clock struck midnight and a brand new decade started in Australia at eight a.m. EST. Fireworks lit up the sky behind the Sydney Opera Home.
Southwest of Sydney, town of Melbourne lit up for 2020 at midnight, too.
The last decade started in Japan at 10 a.m. EST The brand new 12 months is particular in Japanese tradition as it’s thought of a time to wish for one’s household.
Seoul, South Korea
Lanterns have been lit up in Seoul to mark the brand new decade at 10 a.m. EST.
Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protest motion didn’t decelerate for New Yr’s Eve, the place the brand new 12 months started at 11 a.m. EST.
Fireworks at Marina Bay drew large crowds in Singapore, when the day modified at 11 a.m. EST.
12 hours forward of New York, the brand new 12 months was counted down in Bangkok outdoors of a shopping center at 12 p.m. EST.
Celebratory fireworks went off in Moscow at four p.m. EST.
The July 15 Martyrs’ Bridge lit up in purple and blue as fireworks soared excessive above for the brand new 12 months at four p.m. EST.
Taiwan’s capital metropolis celebrated the brand new 12 months at 11 a.m. EST, 13 hours forward of New York.