Check out how some countries saw in in the New Year.
2 January 2017| Last updated on 9 August 2017
Australia and New Zealand
The Sydney Harbour Bridge turned purple in a tribute to Prince and David Bowie was honoured with space-themed visuals.
Fireworks burst over Victoria Harbour in Hong Kong.
Singapore and Indonesia
Fireworks exploded above Singapore's financial district. Indonesia's fireworks certainly didn't disappoint either.
United Arab Emirates
One of the most awaited fireworks spectacles happen in the UAE. Thousands travel here just for this occasion and it never disappoints.
Egypt and Greece
Egypt saw in the New Year with fireworks and lights show at the iconic pyramids in Cairo. Meanwhile, Greece launched their fireworks at the Acropolis of Athens. There's just something about historical sites being brought to life with dazzling lights in the sky.
United Kingdom and Scotland
The London Eye and the Big Ben were the focal points for the fireworks. Scotland’s world-famous New Year festival presented the greatest firework show in the country, as the highlight of the 3-day festival that was full of lights, food, and concerts.
France and Germany
The city of lights had a beautiful spectacle at the Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe.