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2018: When the clock strikes midnight across the world

Some of these cities, from 2pm (UAE time), have varying New Year times extending up to tomorrow

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United Kingdom: Fireworks explode over the London Eye in central London, as part of the New Year celebrations

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.

December 31


2pm: Samoa


 

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3pm: Auckland, New Zealand



5pm: Melbourne, Sydney (Australia)


Sydney Australia


7pm: Japan, South Korea


7.30pm: North Korea


8pm: China, Philippines


9pm: Indonesia, Thailand


10.30pm: India, Sri Lanka


11pm: Pakistan


New Year celebrations in the UAE kick off at 12am!

January 1


1am: Moscow, Russia and Istanbul, Turkey


4am: London, United Kingdom


6am: Rio De Janeiro, Brazil


9am: New York, USA


12pm: Los Angeles, USA


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