Happy New Year 2023

Posted : 2023-01-06 14:39 Updated : 2023-01-06 14:39
A reveller laughs as she waits for the countdown during the New Year's Eve celebrations in Times Square, late Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022, in New York. AP

Fireworks illuminate the Elizabeth Tower, part of the Houses of Parliament, and the London Eye in central London during the New Year celebrations, Sunday Jan. 1, 2023. AP

Fireworks illuminate the sky over the Arc de Triomphe during the New Year's celebrations on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris, France, January 1, 2023. REUTERS

People celebrate as the traditional New Year's fireworks light up the sky at Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on January 1, 2023. AFP

Fireworks explode over the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge as New Year celebrations begin in Sydney, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023. AP

Confetti is tossed from the New York Marriott Marquis to bring in the year 2023 on New Year's Eve in Times Square in New York City on Sunday, January 1, 2023. An estimated one billion people watched throughout the world as the traditional Waterford Crystal ball will drop bringing in the year 2023. UPI

A bystander takes photographs of fireworks on display to celebrate the New Year in Jakarta, on January 1, 2023. AFP

A person looks out from an almost-empty office building, as New Year's eve celebrations take place in Seoul, South Korea, December 31, 2022. REUTERS

A family watches a TV address of Russian President Vladimir Putin for the New Year in Moscow on December 31, 2022. AFP

Ukrainian soldiers watch Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's New Years Eve address to the nation, in a military rest house, as Russia's attack on Ukraine continues, in region of Donetsk, Ukraine, December 31, 2022. REUTERS

Pope Francis gestures as he stands at the window as he addresses the faithful gathered in St Peter's Square for the Angelus prayer, in The Vatican on January 1, 2023. - Pope Francis hailed the "beloved" Benedict XVI on January 1, 2023, in a New Year's Day service at the Vatican, the day after his predecessor died aged 95. AFP

People watch the first sunrise on New Year's Day from a pedestrian bridge in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023. AP

A Buddhist follower prays in front of lotus lanterns during celebrations for the New Year at Jogye temple in central Seoul on December 31, 2022. AFP

Revellers fly balloons during a New Year celebration in Wuhan, in China's central Hubei province on January 1, 2023. AFP

Construction workers watch as Indian Christians release balloons to celebrate the New Year after offering prayers at a Church in Ahmedabad, India, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023. AP

A person jumps into the lake Greifensee on a sunny New Year's Day in the village of Greifensee near Zurich, Switzerland, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023. AP

People celebrate New Year's Day taking the traditional first dip of the year at Sant Sebastia beach in Barceloneta neighbourhood, Barcelona, on January 1, 2023. AFP

Thousands of New Year's day revellers and holidaymakers gather on the North Beach during New Year festivities in Durban on January 1, 2023. According to police close to 30,000 people are expected to spend the day at the beach. AFP

Performers take part in the London New Year's Day Parade in London, Britain, January 1, 2023. REUTERS

A cleaner cleans the floor under the red lanterns of Chinese New Year decorations at the Thean Hou Temple ahead of the Lunar New Year celebrations, which marks the year of the rabbit, in Kuala Lumpur on January 3, 2023. AFP

Tourists dance with people of Miao ethnic group in Huawu Village of Xinren Miao Township, Qianxi City, southwest China's Guizhou Province, Jan. 2, 2023. The three-day New Year holiday witnessed a strong recovery in tourism, catering and retail sales across the country. Xinhua

Participants look at frozen tuna as wholesale sellers and buyers attend the first tuna auction of the New Year at Toyosu fish market in Tokyo on January 5, 2023. AFP

People celebrate ahead of New Year in Bhopal, the capital of India's Madhya Pradesh state, Dec. 31, 2022. Xinhua