Here are a few countries that are celebrating New Year differently, some going well into our January 1st.
Global Village will have seven fireworks tonight corresponding to midnight celebrations in 7 different countries.
Note: These times are based on UAE time on December 31, 2017 and January 1, 2018. Also note that this list only features major cities and countries.
3pm: Auckland, New Zealand
5pm: Melbourne, Sydney (Australia)
7pm: Japan, South Korea
7.30pm: North Korea
8pm: China, Philippines
9pm: Indonesia, Thailand
10.30pm: India, Sri Lanka
1am: Moscow, Russia and Istanbul, Turkey
4am: London, United Kingdom
6am: Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
9am: New York, USA
12pm: Los Angeles, USA