How People Around The World Celebrated The New Year And Said Goodbye To 2018See ya never, 2018.By by Stephanie K. BaerBuzzFeed News Reporter and by Patrick SmithBuzzFeed News ReporterUpdated on January 1, 2019, 9:45 amPosted on January 1, 2019, 1:22 amTwitterFacebookLink Sydney, Australia Brett Hemmings / Getty Images Fireworks explode over the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Opera House. Tokyo, Japan Carl Court / Getty Images Young people wearing fox face paint participate in the Oji Fox Parade to mark the new year in Tokyo. Seoul, South Korea Chung Sung-jun / Getty Images A woman lights candles during New Year's celebrations at the Jogyesa Buddhist temple. Beijing, China Wang Zhao / AFP / Getty Images People celebrate the new year outside Beijing's National Stadium. Yogyakarta, Indonesia Ulet Ifansasti / Getty Images Fireworks illuminate the city skyline in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Colombo, Sri Lanka Ishara S. Kodikara / AFP / Getty Images A child holds a sparkler during New Year's celebrations in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Rawalpindi, Pakistan Farooq Naeem / AFP / Getty Images Young Pakistanis enjoy a fireworks display during New Year's celebrations in Rawalpindi. Moscow, Russia Mladen Antonov / AFP / Getty Images People watch as fireworks explode over the Kremlin in Moscow. Baghdad, Iraq Ahmad Al-rubaye / AFP / Getty Images Fireworks burst above the Baghdad Tower in the Iraqi capital. Athens, Greece Milos Bicanski / Getty Images Fireworks explode above the ancient Parthenon temple in Athens. Paris, France Lucas Barioulet / AFP / Getty Images "Yellow vest" protesters pose for a selfie with a reveler as people gather along the Champs-Élysées for New Year's celebrations. Munich, Germany Matthias Balk / AFP / Getty Images Fireworks explode over the Frauenkirche cathedral. Rotterdam, The Netherlands Robin Utrecht / AFP / Getty Images People watch fireworks near the Erasmus Bridge in Rotterdam. Vienna, Austria Georg Hochmuth / AFP / Getty Images Fireworks explode over Vienna's city hall. London, England Adrian Dennis / AFP / Getty Images Fireworks explode around the London Eye during New Year's celebrations in central London. Lisbon, Portugal Armando Franca / AP Fireworks light the sky marking New Year, behind Lisbon's Saint George castle. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Daniel Ramalho / AFP / Getty Images People watch fireworks from the water on Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro. New York City, New York Adam Hunger / AP Joey and Claudia Flores, of California, kiss as confetti falls in New York's Times Square. Las Vegas, Nevada John Locher / AP Revelers watch at Drai’s nightclub as fireworks explode on the Las Vegas Strip. San Francisco, California Jeff Chiu / AP Fireworks light up the sky during New Year's celebrations in San Francisco. Vatican City Alberto Pizzoli / AFP / Getty Images Pope Francis leads a Holy Mass to mark the 52nd World Day of Peace on Jan. 1, 2019, in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican. Nairobi, Kenya Brian Otieno / AFP / Getty Images A woman holds a sparkler during New Year celebrations in the Kibera slum in Nairobi, Kenya. Stephanie K. BaerBuzzFeed News ReporterStephanie Baer is a reporter with BuzzFeed News and is based in Los Angeles. Contact Stephanie K. Baer at firstname.lastname@example.org.Got a confidential tip? 👉 Submit it herePatrick SmithBuzzFeed News ReporterPatrick Smith is a senior reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London. Contact Patrick Smith at email@example.com.