New Years Eve is celebration time all over the world. The whole world celebrates the New Years Eve with lot of gaiety and pomp. The excitement gathers momentum as the clock nears twelve…. a very exciting mood and tempo set your adrenaline gushing and people have a blast of time.
If you want to experience the real fun, then head for the most sought out place on the earth which is at the Times Square, New York. The Times Square is just throbbing with excitement and activity. There are star studded musical performances, balloons, pom-poms and colorful firecrackers. The most awaited moment is the famous Times Square Ball Drop. This crystal and electric light ball is rested atop the One Times Square building which is lowered as the time nears the beginning of the New Year. A series of glitzy events and sparkling stars add the extra gleam to the New Year Eve celebrations.
Sydney for a change has pleasant weather over the New Years Eve and most of the people are outdoors celebrating it. Popular are the New Year cruises in Sydney… which provide magnificent and splendid sights of New Years Eve celebrations held at the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Opera House. On the stroke of midnight on New Years Eve, the scene is set for a spectacular display of fireworks all across the Sydney Harbor to the Cockatoo Island and also from Glades Ville Bridge to Harbour Heads. It’s as if the people of Sydney are out on the streets welcoming the New Year with excitement, enthusiasm and open arms.
London is the destination to head for a white New Years Eve celebration. The entire city of London is razzmatazz’s with lights all over the Parliament Square, Trafalgar Square, Big Ben, Pall Mall, Regent Street, Piccadilly Circus and Berkeley Street. The London’s New Year’s Parade is the most breathtaking and scintillating event which has almost 10,000 performers from over 20 countries performing live. Apart from half a million spectators who witness it live almost 200 million viewers watch it on their television sets. For an eye catching display of fireworks do head for the South Bank which coincide with the Big Ben chiming in the mid night or the Westminster Bridge and central London too.
For an exciting but romantic celebration of New Year Eve, do opt for celebrating your New Year in Paris. A vibrant and exciting city, Paris is almost dancing to welcome the New Year. You would be surprised to see all Parisians outdoors, enjoying, drinking, dancing or merely soaking in the New Year ambiance against the Eiffel Tower with their beloveds or friends or family. The New Year is welcomed with greetings of “Bonne Annees” with each other, savoring delectable desserts and pastries, drinking in clear white wines and champagne too. Don’t miss out the exhilarating firework displays, at the Sacre Coeur Cathedral or the Champs Elysees too.
Hong Kong is the Asian hotspot for New Years Eve party. Similar to the Times Square Ball Drop, you can witness the Times Square Apple Countdown. For enjoying your new year party to good food, check out the Lan Kwai Fong district. While for simply enjoying in the open air stay put at the waterfront in Wanchai or Tsim Sha Tsui. For catching up on some live entertainment programs you could pay a visit at the Countdown Carnival which is puts up live music, dances and a variety of magic shows The firecrackers display at the Central District, Causeway Bay and Tsim Sha Tsui Harbour front, Victoria Harbour, Culture Center, Tamar Site and Ocean Terminal is worth a sight and should not be missed at any cost.
New Years Eve is the time to simply enjoy with family and friends like. Just chill out and have fun with the people you like at any of these popular destinations for a memorable experience of the New Year eve.