As the world bid goodbye to 2018, countries around the globe welcomed 2019 with pomp and fireworks. As the clock ticked away to 12’o clock, countries according to their time zone ushered in the New Year in style.

Sydney, Paris, India, Japan and other countries welcomed 2019 with magnificent fireworks and joyous celebrations. Who had the best fireworks? Take a look here and decide.


The spectacular and magnificent fireworks show at Sydney harbour was picture perfect. There was also a countdown to midnight with fireworks forming numerical 10 to 1 before Happy New Year fireworks went off. The display lasted over 12 minutes.


What a start to New Year in Paris! People gathered near Avenue des Champs-Elysées and then to Eiffel Tower to welcome 2019. The sky was ablaze with red fireworks in a spectacular display.


As the clock struck 12, more than 1,00,000 people waited for hours for the display to ring in 2019. The annual spectacular fireworks are the biggest fireworks display in Europe.



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Happy New Year كل عام وأنتم بخير #Dubai

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Dubai rang in New Year 2019 with spectacular firework displays at the Burj Khalifa and The Palm. Before the hour, people gathered beforehand to make sure they didn’t miss the incredible display. As well as the fireworks, there was a huge lights show too.


Fireworks illuminated the sky over the Quadriga statue of the Brandenburg Gate for the celebration of New Year. The fireworks above the iconic statute made it more gorgeous and magnificent to watch out.



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Happy New Year! 🎉🎇🎆 . . . #nye2019 #nye #newyearseve #nz #auckland #skytower #skytowernz #fireworks #celebration

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Auckland, the biggest city of New Zealand, celebrated the New Year with thousands of visitors around Sky Tower, with spectacular fireworks bursting from the top of the 1,076-foot high building.