Monday, December 31, 2018

New Year's Eve 2019, US and world celebrate

Associated Press (; Bhante; Crystal Q., Ashley Wells (eds.), Wisdom Quarterly
Filipinos cheer during a New Year countdown at the Eastwood Shopping Mall late Monday, Dec. 31, 2018 in suburban Quezon city northeast of Manila, Philippines. Filipinos welcome the New Year with the loudest noise possible including setting off powerful firecrackers in one of Asia's most violent celebrations.

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

Los Angeles Buddhist Vihara of Pasadena, California, celebrates on Jan. 1, 2019 (facebook)

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