New Year's Eve 2019: Around the world in pictures

As you wake up bleary eyed to a brand new year, rest assured you weren't the only one to enjoy last night's party.

Tuesday, 1st January 2019, 10:05 am
Updated Wednesday, 9th January 2019, 3:34 am
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Here's a selection of images to show you how the world welcomed 2019

Fireworks light up the sky over the London Eye in central London during the New Year celebrations
Performers on stilts on Princess Street during the Hogmanay New Year celebrations in Edinburg

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Runners start the Sao Silvestre race in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The 15-kilometer race is held annually on New Year's Eve.
People in Viking costumes in front of a burning Viking boat during the Flamborough Fire Festival, a Viking themed parade, held on New Year's Eve, in Flamborough near Bridlington, Yorkshire
Fireworks light up the sky over the Old Market Square in Nottingham during the New Year celebrations
Revellers in St Mary's Street in Cardiff during the New Year celebrations
Fireworks explode over the Tagus river, marking New Year, behind Lisbon's Saint George castle
Becky Thow is kissed by friends Kendal Keane (left) and Ellie Sutton whilst enjoying themselves on Princess Street during the Hogmanay New Year celebrations in Edinburgh
A New Year performance is held at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang
Fireworks explode over the ancient Parthenon temple at the Acropolis hill for the the New Year's Eve celebrations during a rainfall in Athens
Revelers celebrate at Drai's nightclub on the Las Vegas Strip
Revelers embrace in Times Square in New York
Indians feed seagulls from the boat in the river Yamuna on the first day of the new year in New Delhi, India
Fireworks explode from Auckland's Sky Tower as the New Year is welcomed in Auckland, New Zealand
Pakistani vendors sell balloons on New Year's Eve, in Karachi, Pakistan
People participate in the annual New Year's swim in harbor of Copenhagen
Fireworks explode over the Sydney Harbour
Fireworks explode in front of Malaysia's landmark building, the Petronas Twin Towers, during the New Year's celebration in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia,
Fireworks explode over the Victoria Harbor during New Year's Eve to celebrate the start of year 2019 in Hong Kong
Buddhists light candles during New Year celebrations at Jogyesa Buddhist temple in Seoul, South Korea
An attendee wears a 2019 spectacle as she takes a photo of a countdown to the new year event in Beijing, China
Indians celebrate the arrival of the new year at Marine Drive in Mumbai, India
Filipinos cheer during a New Year countdown at the Eastwood Shopping Mall in suburban Quezon city northeast of Manila, Philippines
Fireworks explode over the Kremlin during New Year's celebrations in Moscow, Russia
Fireworks light up the sky during New Year's celebrations in Baghdad, Iraq
Fireworks light the sky above the Cathedral Square in Vilnius, Lithuania, shortly after midnight during the New Year's celebrations
Fireworks illuminate the sky over the Arc de Triomphe during the New Year's Day celebrations on the Champs Elysees, in Paris
Fireworks light the sky above the Quadriga at the Brandenburg Gate shortly after midnight in Berlin, Germany
Fireworks explode over the Kremlin during New Year's celebrations in Red Square with St. Basil's Cathedral, left, and the Spasskaya Tower, right, in the background in Moscow, Russia