(ANSA) – ROME, DECEMBER 31 – The world’s New Year celebrations began in Kiribati, a Pacific island nation, at 11 a.m. Italian time, and then continued in the rest of Oceania and Asia. But restrictions imposed by Covid in nearly every part of the world have prevented the festivities from welcoming traditional cheering crowds.
However, fireworks have been abandoned in a few cities.
In Sydney, which has long been called the “world capital of the New Year”, along the famous bay where you can watch amazing fireworks, there were a few thousand people: stop at the entrance of foreign tourists and fear reigned Omicron; Usually at midnight there are more than a million spectators. However, the Opera House and Harbor Bridge served as the backdrop to the six-ton fires.
In Japan, the BBC reported, 6,500 votive candles were lit in the Buddhist era of Hesedera in Kamakura, with messages of good wishes for the country and the world in 2022. In China, even if the New Year is celebrated on February 1, Hangzou made a parade Great for fireworks. In Seoul, South Korea, where celebrations have been banned by a 9 p.m. curfew, after which people outside the family cannot be accommodated, lights and fireworks lit up the 123 floors of Lotte World Tower. Even in Bangkok there was no shortage of fireworks. (Dealing).
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