How do people celebrate New Year around the world?

Even if people celebrate New Year in a number of ways, on 31st December, the festivities hit all places across the world at slightly different times too, due to the different time zone. Where’s the first place in the world to celebrate New Year? Tonga and Kiritimati (Christmas Island), part of Kiribati, are examples of the first places to welcome the New Year, while Baker Island in the United States of America is among the last. Some cultures may celebrate New Year at a different time to our 31st December,…

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