Saturday, December 31, 2016

Celebrations around the world live

Time Magazine/Julia Zorthian, 11:54 AM ET (3 hours earlier here, 8:54 AM PT), "Around the World. So you can celebrate the end of 2016 over and over."

North Koreans watch a New Year's fireworks display at the Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017.
First Happy New Year!
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Welcome 2017 New Year's fireworks
"New Year’s Eve celebrations are in full swing as midnight hits across time zones of the world, so why not celebrate the end of 2016 over and over again? 
Check into this live stream to see fireworks shows and other events taking place in major cities as they happen. You can watch a midnight concert in Hanoi, Vietnam, at noon EST, Greece’s fireworks and music at the Acropolis at 5 p.m. EST, and more.

A list of approximate starting times for each celebration is below (though the lineup is subject to change). You can put the live stream on as you get ready for your evening—or even in the background at your New Year’s Eve party—and see how different cities celebrate 2017 in their own ways.
Here’s when 2017 will hit select cities: • Hong Kong at 11:00 a.m. EST • Hanoi, Vietnam at 12:00 p.m. EST • Mumbai, India at 1:30 p.m. EST • Karachi, Pakistan at 2 p.m. EST • Dubai, United Arab Emirates at 3 p.m. EST • Moscow, Russia at 4 p.m. EST  • Athens, Greece at 5 p.m. EST • Berlin, Germany at 6 p.m. EST  • London, U.K. at 7 p.m. EST • Rio, Brazil at 9 p.m. EST  • New York. U.S at midnight EST • Mexico City, Mexico at 1 a.m. EST."  Read more.

Related.  CNN photographs and videos, "Ringing in the new year around the world." Sydney harbor from SydNYE; Asian (North Korea) audience face page also a face page to this article.  More, photograph slide show CNN, 12/31/16.

Posted by Kathy Meeh

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