December 31, 2011

Posted December 31st, 2011 at 4:19 pm (UTC-4)
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India New Year

1Students sit in a formation during their celebration of the New Year at a school in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad, India. (Reuters)

 

Sri Lanka New Year

2Young boys play with firecrackers on the eve of the New Year, as the sun sets in Colombo, Sri Lanka. (AP)

 

Taipei New Year

3People ride their bicycles at the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall in Taipei. Hundreds of thousands people participated in the bike ride on New Year's Eve as part of an attempt to achieve a Guinness World Record of the largest bicycle parade in the world. Various groups began from 1,000 starting points around the island and cycled clock-wise towards the next starting point within one hour. (Reuters)

 

Pope New Year

 

Jakarta New Year

4Indonesian Muslims pray during a mass prayer event for the nation on New Year's Eve in the area of the National Monument (Monas) in Jakarta. (Reuters)

 

Russia New Year

5A couple looks at an ice sculpture of Father Frost, the local equivalent to Santa Claus, and his Snow Maiden granddaughter Snegurochka during a New Year's celebration in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, Russia. (Reuters)

 

Malaysia New Year Eve

6Activists wear Guy Fawkes masks during New Year's Eve celebrations at Independence Square in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (AP)

 

Australia New Year

7Fireworks explode over the Sydney Harbor Bridge and Opera House during a pyrotechnic show to celebrate the New Year in Australia, just after midnight, Jan. 1, 2012. (Reuters)

 

New Years Eve NY Times Square

8Bernadette Brandl smiles as she takes part in the New Year's Eve festivities in New York's Times Square. Brandl, who is originally from Austria, is currently living in Minnesota. (AP)

 

Austria New Year

9The number 2012 is written with sparklers during a long exposure in front of St. Stephen's Cathedral (Stephansdom) during New Year's Eve celebrations in Vienna, Austria. Picture taken using slow shutter speed. (Reuters)

One Response to “December 31, 2011”

  1. BHASI BAHULEYAN says:

    Good ollections!

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