Was this a case of close encounters of the first of January kind during London’s spectacular fireworks display to mark the end of 2014?
Eagle-eyed UFO spotters noticed the eerie green light hovering above the London Eye during BBC New Year’s Eve coverage.
Presumed sightings of the strange and unusual are not uncommon at this time of year, thanks to the popularity of Chinese lanterns.
But this unexplained craft flies in an unusual arc from behind the London tourist attraction, and then flies towards the opposite side of the River Thames.
Fireworks above the Opera House
The Sky Tower set off fireworks to welcome the new year
Annual countdown ceremony in Japan
Fireworks exploded over Victoria Harbour in Hong Kong
People celebrate the coming of 2015 in Pyongyang, North Korea
Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest tower hold a fireworks display
Two breathtaking fireworks displays will kick off the coming of new year in Philadelphia this year.The fireworks will be set off on the Delaware River Waterfront, the first show will start at 6:00pm, and the second show will begin at midnight, and it will last about 15 minutes.
Every year, thousands of visitors were attracted to the Delaware River Waterfront, the traffic is very convenient and people can walk to the beach from the old city.
Arrive with time to pick out your spot to watch the fireworks display, but not too early — December is typically a chilly month in the city.
Fireworks stands only open in Texas twice a year – leading up to Independence Day and New Year’s Day. Vendors opened their doors Saturday as people start preparing to ring in 2015.
As of this writing, no Central Texas counties are under a firework ban, which has shoppers and vendors excited.
Fireworks sales are legal in Texas through New Year’s Day. Stands will reopen June 24, 2015 for Independence Day. It is illegal to shoot off fireworks in most Central Texas cities, including Austin.
People love fireworks in Texas, everybody does, so enjoy your fireworks season！
Bad news if you were planning on casually strolling down to central London on New Year’s Eve to watch the fireworks this year. You’ll be in for a sore disappointment. After announcing back in September that they were selling £10 tickets for this year’s explosive end of year ceremony, the Mayor’s office have just said that all 100,000 tickets are now completely sold out. That means that if you don’t have a ticket, you won’t be able get into the designated viewing areas.
Unlike past years, they won’t be screening them in Trafalgar Square or Parliament Square, the Royal Parks will also be closed and they’re advising that anyone without a ticket avoid the Embankment and South Bank areas and just stay home to watch the show on BBC One. Sad face. You’ll still be able to see them from high points like Primrose and Parliament Hills though and that’s free.
In Moscow for new year’s eve 2014-2015 it’s all about the midnight fireworks in Red Square, and these are the iconic images that will be broadcast around the world the next day, with the backdrop of The Kremlin, Lenin’s Mausoleum, Saint Basil’s Cathedral and the Kazan Cathedral offering one of the most spectacular settings you will find anywhere in the world.
Adding to the atmosphere of the occasion are the sub-zero temperatures and high likelihood of a decent covering if snow, which create a winter wonderland effect for reflect the lights of the huge Red Square Christmas Tree as well as the spectacular fireworks – I think if you’re spending your new year in Moscow then it should go without saying that you need to wrap up very warm!
If you’re wary of the raucous crowds in Red Square, then why not take a wander along the banks of the city’s iconic Moskva River to find a more secluded spot – there are plenty of more obscure vantage points from where you’ll be able to get a good view of the fireworks in a more sedate setting.
Above the night sky of Mississippi River will be exploding in a panoply of colors and shapes when the New Year begins!
The show will last about 15 minutes and the fireworks will be set off from the twin barges anchored in mid-river, This colorful, sonic-booming, pyrotechnic extravaganza is consistently ranked as one of the best in the nation, and it can be yours to enjoy if you’re lucky enough to be in New Orleans on New Year’s Eve.
It’s a night you will always remember, and the fun doesn’t stop there either.
Live music, exotic drink specialties, great food, happy people celebrating in the streets and much more can be found in New Orleans on New Year’s Eve.
Las Vegas will rock into the 2015 with a dazzling bang, after the countdown,
over 88000 fireworks will be set off and the epic fireworks show will last
for 8 minutes and 12 seconds, this year the fireworks display will be
produced by world-renowned Fireworks by Grucci of New York.
The fireworks will be launched from the famous MGM Grand Hotel & Casino,
ARIA Resort & Casino, Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, Caesars Palace,
Treasure Island (TI), The Venetian Las Vegas and Stratosphere Casino, Hotel
Because of the lack of sponsorships, earlier this month, the show was considered to be cancelled this year, but the local government announced that they will try their best to ensure that the event will be as wonderful as last year, since the show was so popular and they don’t want to disappoint the public.
Every year, the spectacular show will be held at the Taipei 101 center, after the exciting countdown, fireworks will light up the sky and the happy atmosphere will reach its peak, the show was first held in 2004 and now became one of the most popular entertainments in Taiwan!