Around the world, New Year’s Eve is celebrated with lavish firework displays, traditional songs and indulging in festive treats. London and Sydney light up with huge firework displays, and New York residents and tourists gather in Times Square to witness the famous ball drop
Samoa was the first country to ring in the New Year, celebrating the start of 2020, 14 hours ahead of the UK.
The UK still has a little while to wait until midnight, but we will soon be celebrating the New Year.
New Yorkers are celebrating New Year in Times Square singing along to Frank Sinatra’s New York, New York. Couples kiss and the confetti pours down from the skies, as revellers make the most of the fun.