Asia countries who have already seen the New Year are expressing their enthusiasm. Myanmar for the first time will havea public countdown, while Jakarta plans a huge street party to benefit Indonesia‘s economy
Meanwhile in Sydney revelers camped out Sunday night on the shores of the harbor to get the best vantage point as over 1.5 million people were expected to watch the fireworks show centered on the Sydney Bridge.
In Hong Kong 12.5 million Hong Kong dollars was put into a fireworks display billed by organizers as the biggest ever in the Southern Chinese city.
In other areas worldwide thousands are expected to fill Times Square in New York City to watch the drop of a Waterford crystal-studded ball.