Australia welcomed the New Year. An unusual show in the sky

Australia welcomed the New Year. An unusual show in the sky

Auckland : New Zealand | Dec 31, 2011 at 6:18 AM PST
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Residents of New Zealand and the islands in Oceania have already welcomed the New Year. The earliest inhabitants of the islands of Kiribati in the Pacific -at 11:00 CET. An hour later the old year farewell include residents of New Zealand and the islands of Niue and Tonga. About 13:00 New Year began onthe Russian Kamchatka, but about 14:00 in Australia. He was accompanied bya spectacular fireworks display in Sydney.

Colored representation in the Australian skies lasted more than ten minutes. Fireworks exploded in a rhythm known hits such groups as AC / DC and Jet. Also in New Zealand, in Auckland, a series of fireworks fired from the Tower Sky Tower. At 16:00 CET, will celebrate the inhabitants of Tokyo, and an hour later - in Beijing. Two hours before the champagne corks Polish be launched in Moscow.

"Happy New Year !!!". Australia welcomes the new year "They greeted the first 2012 years»

In many places west of our country's New Year will be welcomed after midnight CET. About an hour later than in Poland in 2012 will begin in the United Kingdom and the United States years earlier than the New Year begins on the east coast, including New York City - at 6:00 in the morning our time, will begin at 7:00, inter alia, Chicago, but about 9:00 on the west coast - including Los Angeles.

No later than New Year's Day will celebrate among other residents of Hawaii - tomorrow at 11:00 our time, and the island of Tutuila in the Pacific Ocean - about 12:00.

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