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Hello 2017! Revelers Across the Globe Ring in the New Year

Revelers across the globe rung in 2017 with dazzling fireworks displays, light installations, song and dance.

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Image: Palestinian artist Yazed Abu Jarad puts the final touches on a sand sculpture that reads \"Welcome 2017\", as a man jumps, at a beach in the northern Gaza Strip

Palestinian artist Yazed Abu Jarad puts the final touches on a sand sculpture that reads "Welcome 2017", as a man jumps, at a beach in the northern Gaza Strip on Dec. 31, 2016.

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Fireworks illuminate the sky above Sydney Harbour with its Opera House and Harbour Bridge, in Sydney, Australia, on Jan. 1 2017.

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Image: A refugee Joseph from Kenia takes a selfie during the laser installation \"Time Drifts Cologne\" before New Year celebrations for 2017 in Cologne

A man takes a photo during the laser installation "Time Drifts Cologne" before New Year celebrations in Cologne, Germany.

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Fireworks illuminate the city's skyline during New Year celebrations in Hong Kong.

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Performers gather as they attend the countdown event to celebrate the arrival 2017 during celebrations at Beijing Olympic Park in China on Jan. 1 2017.
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Image: Thais pray to celebrate the 2017 new year at a temple in Hua Hin

Thais pray to celebrate the new year at a temple in Hua Hin, Thailand.

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Image: Sydney Celebrates New Year's Eve 2016

Midnight fireworks displayed in Sydney Harbour.

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Image: Hong Kongers Countdown To The New Year

Fireworks illuminate the city's skyline during celebrations in Hong Kong.

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Image: Cologne Celebrates New Year's Eve Under Heightened Security

Words are projected onto the ground during the light installation by the artist Philipp Geist in Cologne in front of the Cologne Cathedral, in Germany.
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Performers celebrate during celebrations at Beijing Olympic Park in China.
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A Dazzling fireworks display  during New Year celebrations in Kuala Lumpur.

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Revelers watch a fireworks display over Victoria Harbour during New Year's Eve celebrations in Hong Kong, China.

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Image: New Year's Eve celebrations in Zakopane

Thousands gather for the New Year's Eve concert in Zakopane, Poland.
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Image: Indonesians Countdown To The New Year

Fireworks illuminate the city's skyline during celebrations in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
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Fireworks light up the sky to at the Mall of Asia, the country's largest shopping mall in suburban Pasay city south of Manila, Philippines.
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Attendees during a Light Installation in Cologne, Germany.
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Image: New Year's Eve celebration in Taiwan

People watch fireworks and light effects that illuminate the night sky and the Taipei 101 skyscraper in Taiwan.
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Fireworks explode over the Kremlin in Red Square which was blocked by police during New Year celebrations in Moscow, Russia.

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Fireworks explode above the ancient Parthenon temple atop the Acropolis hill during New Year celebrations in Athens.

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Fireworks illuminate the sky over the Big Ben and The London Eye during New Year's Eve celebrations in London on January 1 2017.

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Image: Fireworks explode by the Big Ben clocktower in London

Fireworks explode by the Big Ben clocktower in London.

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Image: Fireworks explode over the Arc de Triomphe

Fireworks explode over the Arc de Triomphe monument illuminated by a laser and 3D mapping display on the theme of the Paris 2024 bid for the Olympic Games, as part of New Year celebrations on January 1, 2017 in Paris.

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Fireworks explode behind the Quadriga statue of the Brandenburg Gate on the occasion of New Year's Eve celebrations in Berlin.

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People celebrate New Year's Eve at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany.

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Image: Revelers gather in Times Square on New Year's Eve in New York

Revelers gather in Times Square on New Year's Eve in New York on December 31, 2016.

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Image: An FBI agent walks past revelers gathered in Times Square on New Year's Eve in New York

An FBI agent walks past revelers gathered in Times Square on New Year's Eve in New York.

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People watch the fireworks exploding over Copacabana beach during the New Year's Eve celebrations in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017.

People watch the fireworks exploding over Copacabana beach during the New Year's Eve celebrations in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017.

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Revelers celebrate the new year as confetti flies over New York's Times Square as seen from the Marriott Marquis, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017.

Revelers celebrate the new year as confetti flies over New York's Times Square as seen from the Marriott Marquis, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017.

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Kaitlin Olivi of Yonkers, N.Y., and Lucas Pereira, of Sayreville, N.J., kiss as confetti falls during a celebration of the new year in New York's Times Square, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017.

Kaitlin Olivi of Yonkers, N.Y., and Lucas Pereira, of Sayreville, N.J., kiss as confetti falls during a celebration of the new year in New York's Times Square, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017.

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