Hello 2018: Ringing in the New Year around the globe
Parades, parties, performances and fireworks ushered in 2018 as people across the world gathered to celebrate the New Year.
Maylynn Rodriguez cheers after the countdown in Times Square.
A New York City police officer celebrates the New Year with a kiss in Times Square.
Times Square had the second-coldest New Year's Eve celebration on record and coldest in 100 years with temperatures dropping to nine degrees as the ball dropped.
Fireworks erupt as the clock strikes midnight in Times Square.
A couple embraces in Times Square.
Revelers brave freezing temperatures in Times Square.
Rio de Janeiro
People watch fireworks at Copacabana beach.
Revelers celebrate as female impersonator Gary Marion, known as "Sushi," is lowered during the Red Shoe Drop, at Duval Street in Key West.
Fireworks explode to celebrate the new year in the coastal city of Valparaiso.
Fireworks light up the sky in Zurich.
People dance at Mary Fitzgerald Square.
Fireworks explode over the Binnenhof in The Hague.
Fireworks explode over Frankfurt.
Fireworks light up the sky over the Kenyatta International Convention Centre in Nairobi.
Fireworks light up the sky over the Brandenburg Gate.
Fireworks explode over Big Ben and the London Eye.
"2018" is projected on the Arc de Triomphe.
People take pictures as fireworks explode over the Kremlin.
Two women attend celebrations in Seoul.
Fireworks explode over a sign that reads, "Happiness and Good Condition Together" on the Taipei 101 building.
A small child watches a street entertainer during celebrations in Auckland.
New Zealand is one of the first major cities in the world to ring in the New Year.
Fireworks explode from the Harbour Bridge and the Opera House on Jan. 1, 2018.
A girl wears glasses that spell out 2018 during celebrations at Yongdingmen Gate on Dec. 31, 2017.
People celebrate at Eastwood mall in Manila.
A bride and groom laugh during a mass wedding held in celebration of the New Year in Jakarta on Dec. 31.
Hundreds took part in the ceremony held by the city government to help couples who can't afford a wedding.
A young woman poses for a photograph in Bhopal on Dec. 31.