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Australians welcome new year with fireworks

Sydney fireworks went off at the 0.00 hours local time on Saturday in Australia’s largest city, adorning the city’s firmament in alluring projectiles.

• December 31, 2021
Fireworks in Australia used to celebrate the new year
Fireworks in Australia used to celebrate the new year

Australians entered the year 2022 minutes ago, heralding the New Year with a fireworks display at Sydney’s famous Harbour Bridge and Opera House.

With the famous Sydney Fireworks, thousands of residents heralded their new year with pomp viewing from the comfort amid COVID-19 restrictions.

Fireworks in Australia used to celebrate the new year

The Australian time zone is ahead of many parts of the world, with the centre of Australia about eight hours ahead of Nigeria.

Tonga, Samoa and Kiribati, which are among the small Pacific Island nations, were the first nations to welcome 2022 at 10:00 a.m. GMT.
New Zealand also joined the 2022 new year train at 10:15 a.m. GMT.

Fireworks in Australia used to celebrate the new year

While the people counted down to the new year, the Sydney fireworks went off at the 0.00 hours on Saturday local time in the Australian capital, adorning the city’s firmament in alluring projectiles.

Authorities in Nigeria do not allow use of fireworks during festivities, often citing security concerns. 

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