Hong Kong‘s New Year celebrations saw 100,000 people gathered last evening to watch a HK$12.5 million (US$1.6 million) fireworks display, said to be the largest ever in the city.
Taipei as usual doesn’t disappoint with its show centred around the Taipei 101.
Dubai‘s ‘Water, Fire & Light’ around the iconic Burj Khalifa can only be described as jaw-dropping.
Pyongyang residents celebrate the arrival of the new year, marked as “Juche 102” on North Korean calendars.
Auckland, the first major city to enter 2013, had a rather tame fireworks show (even when compared to Pyongyang).
Sydney‘s spectacular fireworks show saw seven tonnes of fireworks erupting over the harbour, and was kicked off by Australian pop icon Kylie Minogue
Singapore rang in the new year with a magnificent display of fireworks in its spanking new Marina Bay district.