Australia was one of the first countries to celebrate as the clock struck midnight before moving across Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Europe and finally the Americas.
Fireworks lit up the sky above Sydney Harbour in a massive display that included a rainbow waterfall cascade of lights and color flowing off the harbor’s bridge to celebrate the legalizing of same-sex marriage.
New Zealand’s Auckland welcomed January 1, 2018, with a spectacular fireworks display in the city, kicking off new year celebrations worldwide.
Australia’s largest city Sydney welcomed 2018 with a rainbow-themed fireworks spectacle hailing the introduction of same-sex marriage in the country.
From Australia, the celebrations will move to Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Europe and finally the Americas.