Times Square New Years Eve 2010: Times Square Ball Drop 2010 – The first countries to celebrate New Year are from the South Pacific. We witness on television the grand celebration of New Years Eve 2010 with the dazzling and amazing fireworks display all over the Auckland’s Sky Tower in New Zealand.
At the same time a massive and sophisticated fireworks display has taken place in Sydney, Australia with a beautiful New Year Scenes at the famous harbour bridge. As part of the traditions, fireworks were launched from the bridge, to the boats in the harbour and from buildings around the waterfront.
Today is the biggest celebration of New Years 2010 around the world. An estimated 1.5 million of people attended in the said cities and crowds has been gathering since early morning. Some of them even made a camping overnight just to secure the best scene advantage point for the 12-minute midnight fireworks displays.
Meanwhile, the Japan’s capital Tokyo greeted the world with their New Year traditional style of bells rung in temples at midnight. The city’s Sensoji Temple has been draped with banners wishing visitors a happy new year.
In the Philippines, a lot of fireworks displays were seen in many places in Manila. A lot of street parties are being held now in some busy streets in Makati, Pasig, Manila and Quezon Cities.
At the Vatican, the Pope apparently unaffected by the Christmas Eve experience where he was knocked to the ground – returned to St Peter’s Basilica to lead a year-end service.
In just few hours from now, we will witness the London’s show of their New Year celebrations around the huge London Eye wheel on the banks of the River Thames. Expect also an estimated one million people to participate and celebrate the New York Times Squate to join the countdown to midnight and witness the famous New Year Ball descend from its flagpole.
Happy New Year 2010 to Everyone!