New Year 2019 is around the corner. Celebrations and preparations are rife in every corner of the world. While everyone is eagerly waiting to celebrate the gala New Year’s eve party, there are some parts around the world where Happy New Year 2018 will be welcomed with extravagant revelry. These celebrations are must-visit given their splendor, grandeur and uniqueness. We have simplified the task for you by listing down the 5 biggest New Year’s eve parties that happen in the world every year. Take a look.
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1) TIMES SQUARE, NEW YORK
New Year’s Eve Party at Times Square in New York is one of the biggest and the most happening celebrations that happen around the world. Ball dropping is one aspect of this event which is gazed by millions across the globe. The ball starts descending at the count of 10 and drops as soon as the clock strikes 12 amidst fireworks, live music and confetti. It is a sight to behold as the ball is said to have a kaleidoscopic effect and is watched by millions on television.
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2) SYDNEY HARBOUR, AUSTRALIA
Australia is apparently one of the first few places in the world where New Year 2018 will be celebrated. The fireworks at Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour are extravagant to the word and the beautiful backdrop further enhances the splendor of New Year’s celebrations. Luna Park opposite the harbor hosts a lavish New Year Party with world’s biggest DJs and sumptuous treats. This party goes on till wee hours and people enjoy free rides in this theme park all night.
3) FIESTA DE IEMANJÁ – RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL
The weather in Brazil at this time of the year is quite pleasant so people head to the beaches to ring in a Happy New Year 2019. Rio De Janeiro’s Copacabana Beach hosts one of the largest outdoor and beach parties in the world on 31st December. Approximately 2 million people gather at Copacabana Beach at midnight and welcome the New Year with champagne and fireworks. Fiesta De Iemanja is another reason for the Brazilians to celebrate. This day, they pay tribute to the Goddess of Water, Iemanja and throw flowers and gifts in miniature boats into the sea.
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4) EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND
The New year’s eve party in Scotland is probably one of the best parties that happen in the world. The New Year celebrations here are bigger than Christmas. It is a 3 day long festival in Edinburgh with more than 1 lakh people come on Edinburgh’s streets to be a part of the gala festivities. Outdoor bars, live bands, best DJs, and fireworks make this as one of the grandest celebrations one can ever come across.
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5) REYKJAVIK, ICELAND
New Year in Iceland is always a unique one as there is a 5-hour daylight over this day. It is definitely a long night in the land of fire and ice. The celebrations here are marked by family dinners, huge bonfires (Brenna) and tons and tons of fireworks which fill up the skyway before midnight. The excitement and enthusiasm among the people here are extraordinary and so are the celebrations.
Where would you want to celebrate the New Year 2019? Share your thoughts with us. Wishing you all a Happy New Year 2019!