• WEATHER ALERT Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Happy 2016! See New Year's Eve celebrations around the world

Fireworks explode over the Opera House and Harbour Bridge during New Year's Eve fireworks display in Sydney, Australia, Friday, Jan. 1, 2016. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith)

Goodbye, 2015. Hello, 2016! While people in the U.S. were still sleeping Thursday morning, the world began to rang in the new year.

Here are photos from around the world as countries ring in 2016 throughout the day.


Want to watch it live? Head over to the ABC News live-stream page, including a schedule of countries hosting major celebrations.

Related Topics:
newsu.s. & worldphotosnew year's evenew year's dayfireworksholidaybuzzworthy

Load Comments