The New Year’s Eve celebrations have officially begun as Fiji and New Zealand welcomed 2015 in style with firework displays that set the bar high for the rest of the world. Thousands of have already started the festivities in Sydney, Australia, where 1.6million people are expected to fill the famous harbour to see the fireworks display.
More than 10,000 aerial fireworks, 25,000 shooting comets and 100,000 pyrotechnic effects will be used during the annual Sydney Harbour New Year’s Eve show.

Hundreds of umbrellas and tents began popped up on Sydney’s Blues Point early Wednesday morning as people settled in to wait for the symphonic light display, with huge queues forming overnight to secure a prominent view.
While much of the evening will be dedicated to celebrating, floral tributes to Martin Place siege victims Tori Johnson and Katrina Dawson are planned amid the evening’s fireworks. The tribute will appear on the pylons of the Sydney Harbour Bridge three times on Wednesday night, when seven tonnes of fireworks will be let off to illuminate the night sky… see more

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