The people of the world welcomed the Christian New Year 2024 in a festive atmosphere. The Pacific island nation of Kiribati was the first to celebrate the New Year. Spectacular fireworks are organized in New Zealand, Australia, Japan, North and South Korea. At the beginning of the year, Sydney’s Opera House and Harbor Bridge start with fireworks.
People are welcoming the year 2024 with the hope of peace and not conflict.
At 12 o’clock local time, colorful lights and fireworks were launched from the Sky Tower, which is more than 1,000 feet high, in the center of Auckland city.
Many people gathered to enjoy the magnificent fireworks. Before that, however, the small Pacific island nation of Kiribati welcomed the new year. The country is located very close to New Zealand.
On the occasion of the New Year, fireworks are organized like every year at Opera House and Harbor Bridge in Sydney, Australia. Apart from enjoying the colorful light, thousands of people exchanged greetings with each other.
According to the British media BBC, 8 tons of fireworks were set off in Sydney on the occasion of the new year. Shortly after that, the people of Brisbane welcomed the new year.
Japan, North and South Korea welcomed the New Year. According to Japanese authorities, about 1.1 million 18-year-olds welcomed the New Year this year.
Meanwhile, one of the attractions of the Christian New Year celebration is New Year’s Eve in Times Square, New York, America. Like every year, preparations for the festival are going on vigorously there. Traditional crystal ball ready for countdown.