Happy New Year 2021

Posted : 2021-01-01 11:01 Updated : 2021-01-04 07:12
New Year's Eve fireworks erupt over Chao Phraya river during the fireworks show for New Year's Eve in Bangkok on January 1, 2021. AFP

The New Year's Eve Ball is lit ahead of the official Times Square celebration Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020, in New York. The Ball is capable of displaying a palette of more than 16 million vibrant colors and billions of patterns that creates the spectacular kaleidoscope effect atop One Times Square. AP

Women walk under an umbrella in front of a 2021 sign displayed in downtown Pristina on December 30, 2020, as Kosovars prepare to celebrate the New Year 2021 at their homes, amid the ongoing Covid-19 (novel coronavirus) pandemic. AFP

The midnight fireworks light up Sydney Harbour and the Sydney Harbour Bridge during New Year's Eve celebrations in Sydney, Australia, 01 January 2021. Sydneysiders were asked to stay home and watch the fireworks on television this year to due the COVID-19 pandemic. EPA

New Year's Eve fireworks erupt over the Chao Phraya river during the fireworks show in Bangkok on January 1, 2021. AFP

A fireman puts out a bonfire along a road during New Year's Eve celebrations in Manila, Philippines, 01 January 2021. EPA

Indian girls hold cutouts of digits and a syringe as they pose for a photograph while celebrating the upcoming new year in Bhopal, India, 30 December 2020. EPA

A shaman performs a flower ritual to a man during a ritual of predictions at the Wishes Market in Lima, on December 30, 2020. - Every year before New Year, shamans from the Andean region make predictions for the next year at this market in the Peruvian capital. AFP

A hairdresser style2s a "2021" shave for a client to welcome the New Year at a barbershop in Ahmedabad, India, December 31, 2020. Reuters

A girl wearing a mask and "2021" head band looks on at a shopping mall as The New Year countdown celebrations and crowded events were banned amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Bangkok, Thailand, December 31, 2020. Reuters

In this file photo taken on December 30, 2020 protesters wearing face masks stand on their vehicle as they participate along with homeless advocates in a protest against Christian musician Sean Feucht as he plans to hold a public event in Skid Row in spite of the rise of Covid-19 cases in the region, in Los Angeles. AFP

A couple wearing protective face masks pose for photos in a street on New Year's Eve in Wuhan, China, 31 December 2020. Life in Wuhan, a Chinese city of more than 11 million, which nearly a year ago became the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak is returning to normal. EPA

A Donald Trump impersonator poses for photos in Times Square ahead of New Year's Eve amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., December 31, 2020. Reuters

Police officers walk in a nearly empty Times Square due to Covid-19 restrictions on New Year's Eve in New York City, December 31, 2020. AFP

People watch the national flag raising ceremony and fireworks display to celebrate the New Year, at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea, early Friday, Jan., 1, 2021. AP

Police officers regulate pedestrians on The Bund waterfront area during New Year's Eve celebrations in Shanghai, China, 31 December 2020. EPA

A person dressed in a cow outfit walks in Shibuya district on New Year's Eve in Tokyo on December 31, 2020. AFP

People walk at the waterfront of the Victoria Harbor to celebrate the New Year's Eve ahead of the year 2021, in Hong Kong, Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020. AP

Frontline workers attend a candlelight ceremony on New Year's Eve on the famed Nelson Mandela Bridge in downtown Johannesburg Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020. Many South Africans will swap firecrackers for candles to mark New Year's Eve amid COVID-19 restrictions including a nighttime curfew responding to President Cyril Ramaphosa's call to light a candle to honor those who have died in the COVID-19 pandemic and the health workers who are on the frontline of battling the disease. AP

Members of the public stand with candles during a memorial for victims of the Covid-19 Coronavirus on New Year's eve who have died in the city during 2020, Johannesburg, South Africa, 31 December 2020. EPA

People pray at Asakusa Shrine on New Year's Day in Tokyo early Friday, Jan. 1, 2021. AP

In this Dec. 21, 2020 file photo, Pope Francis is helped by Monsignor Leoardo Sapienza as he walks down the steps to exchange holidays greeting with Vatican employees in the Paul VI hall at the Vatican. Pope Francis is skipping New Year's ceremonies due to what the Vatican says is a painful back condition, the Vatican said Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020. AP

Michel Ocon (L) wearing a face shield attends to his baby Jahir (R), who was born exactly at midnight during New Year's Eve celebrations at the Fabella Memorial Hospital in Manila, Philippines, 01 January 2021. EPA

People gather at Southern Beach of Chigasaki to watch the sunrise on New Year's Day in Kanagawa Prefecture, southwest of Tokyo on January 1, 2021. AFP