|Los Angeles Buddhist Vihara of Pasadena, California, celebrates on Jan. 1, 2019 (facebook)|
Monday, December 31, 2018
New Year's Eve 2019, US and world celebrate
Associated Press (ap.org); Bhante; Crystal Q., Ashley Wells (eds.), Wisdom Quarterly
Hello, 2019: Revelry, reflection, mark transition to new year
Fireworks, concerts, spiritual services, and political addresses abounded to mark the transition to 2019.
Revelers across the planet bid farewell today (Monday) to a year filled with challenges to many of the world's most basic institutions, including political, trade, and religious ones.
A look at how people around the world are ushering in 2019:
LONDON - Britons ushered in the new year with the familiar chimes of Big Ben, even though the world famous clock has been disconnected for more than a year because of a conservation project. More