New-Year-Paris-Fireworks-2015 Through French history, the official start of the new year has varied greatly. In 6th & 7th centuries it began on 1st March. In the Carolingian era it began at Christmas. From 12th century it began at Easter (and Easter was on different date every year as now). Finally in 1564 Charles IX imposed it should be 1st January.

New-Year-Paris-Fireworks-2015 Through French history, the official start of the new year has varied greatly. In 6th & 7th centuries it began on 1st March. In the Carolingian era it began at Christmas. From 12th century it began at Easter (and Easter was on different date every year as now). Finally in 1564 Charles IX imposed it should be 1st January.

Sydney, Australia New Year Fireworks. Each year our fireworks get better and more extravagant. We have a show at 9:00pm for the younger children and then the midnight show which is glorious.  New Zealand starts off first because they r 2 hrs ahead but the Sydney show is considered to be the first to ring in the new year.

Sydney, Australia New Year Fireworks. Each year our fireworks get better and more extravagant. We have a show at 9:00pm for the younger children and then the midnight show which is glorious. New Zealand starts off first because they r 2 hrs ahead but the Sydney show is considered to be the first to ring in the new year.

1st New Years As Husband & Wife Ringing In The New Year In Seattle With My Hubby!!! #Perfect #2013 #SpaceNeedle

1st New Years As Husband & Wife Ringing In The New Year In Seattle With My Hubby!!! #Perfect #2013 #SpaceNeedle

No one in the world celebrates New Year’s Eve quite like the Scottish; they even have their own name for it: Hogmanay. This image shows the amazing Hogmanay fireworks display over Edinburgh Castle.

No one in the world celebrates New Year’s Eve quite like the Scottish; they even have their own name for it: Hogmanay. This image shows the amazing Hogmanay fireworks display over Edinburgh Castle.

As a New Years Eve guest you will have access to one of the closed viewing areas around the London Eye to watch the fireworks #NYE #London

As a New Years Eve guest you will have access to one of the closed viewing areas around the London Eye to watch the fireworks #NYE #London

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love fireworks!ღ˚ •。* ♥ ˚ ˚✰˚ ˛★* 。 ღ˛° 。* °♥ ˚ • ★ *˚ .ღ 。 *˛˚ღ •˚ ˚…just sprinkling a little Love ~♥~˚ ✰* ★ ˚. ★ *˛ ˚♥* ✰。˚ ˚ღ。* ˛˚ ♥ 。✰˚* ˚ ★ღ

San Francisco New Year's Fireworks, best seen from Treasure island with the tower buildings as a backdrop.

San Francisco New Year's Fireworks, best seen from Treasure island with the tower buildings as a backdrop.

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