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Sabtu, 1 Januari 2011
A NEW YEAR ROLLS IN
Fireworks light up the sky near the landmark Petronas Twin Towers during new year celebrations in Kuala Lumpur on January 1, 2011.
The world has already begun to welcome 2011, as the New Year has been entered by people living on some Pacific islands, Australia and Asia. As the Earth revolves today, bringing the rest of us into the year 2011, I'll be updating this entry, to show people all over as they ready themselves, celebrate and welcome the New Year. 2011 will be observed as the Year of the Rabbit in the Chinese zodiac, a year with attributes of gentleness, persistence and luck. Happy New Year everyone!
Fireworks explode over the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House during a pyrotechnic show to celebrate the New Year January 1, 2011. Local authorities planned for over 1.5 million people to crowd the Sydney Harbour foreshore and welcome in the new year under the massive fireworks display.
Members of Sao Paulo's Commerce Association release balloons with the colors of the Brazilian flag to celebrate the end of the year in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Thursday, Dec. 30, 2010.
Children wear bear furs during New Year ritual dances in Comanesti, Romania on Friday Dec. 30 2010. In pre-Christian rural traditions, dancers wearing colored costumes or animal furs, toured from house to house in villages singing and dancing to ward off evil.
The Times Square New Year's Eve Ball is tested they day before New Year's Eve December 30, 2010 in New York City. The 11,875-pound Waterford crystal ball will descend a 141-foot tall flagpole to mark the beginning of 2011
New Year's wishes for 2011 are tacked on the Carnival Cruise Lines Wishing Wall at the Times Square Visitors Center in New York, December 20, 2010. The slips of paper with people's wishes on them will be included in the confetti that will fall from the tops of buildings around the Square on New Year's Eve.
Men dressed as Vikings lead the torchlight procession as it makes its way to Princess Street for the start of the New Year celebrations December 30, 2010 in Edinburgh, Scotland. Thousands of people joined in the torchlight procession, followed by the burning of a Viking long ship.
Thousands gather for the torchlight procession in Edinburgh which starts the New Year celebrations December 30, 2010 in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Zoo owner Manny Tangco holds up a rabbit and a tiger cub while surrounded by local children at the Malabon Zoo in Malabon, in northern Metro Manila, Philippines on December 28, 2010 to illustrate the shift from the "Year of the Tiger" to the "Year of the Rabbit".
A man has his beard trimmed in the shape of the number 2011 to welcome the New Year inside a barbershop in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad on December 29, 2010.
Men driving on an open vehicle are splashed with water thrown from an office building in Montevideo's old district in Uruguay on December 31, 2010. Ripped pages from calendars and water from buckets or in balloons are typically launched from office windows in this neighborhood to celebrate the end of year.
A pyrotechnic crew installs fireworks atop Seattle's Space Needle on Thursday, Dec. 30, 2010, in preparation for the New Year's firework show.
A child wears a pair of 2011 glasses during New Year Eve celebrations in Hong Kong's Times Square December 31, 2010.
Fireworks explode above Singapore's financial district at the stroke of midnight to mark the New Year celebrations Saturday, Jan. 1, 2011.
People release balloons as the Tokyo Tower is illuminated to celebrate New Year at a countdown event at the Zojo-ji Buddhist temple in Tokyo January 1, 2011.
A military helicopter hovers in the sky as the last rays of the final sunset of the year falls on the ruins of a tomb in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, Dec. 31, 2010
Revelers wave during the New Year's Eve celebrations in Hong Kong's Times Square on Saturday Jan. 1, 2011.
A Taiwanese performer plays a drum during the New Year's eve ceremony, Friday, Dec. 31, 2010, in Taipei, Taiwan. The events marked the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Republic of China, Taiwan's official name, after a revolution led by Sun Yat-sen toppled China's last Qing dynasty.
The number 2011 is written in the air with a sparkler in front of Stephansdom (St. Stephen's Cathedral) during New Year's Eve celebrations in Vienna, Austria on December 31, 2010
Daniela Calito from Los Angeles waits in Times Square for the evening's New Year's Eve celebrations to begin in New York December 31, 2010.
An Indian woman in traditional dress dances during festivities to welcome the new year in the village of Narlai, Rajahstan, India, late Friday, Dec. 31, 2010.
ohn and Anne Pham wear Santa hats as they pose for a holiday photo with their granddaughter Amanda Pham in front of the downtown Los Angeles skyline, on December 31, 2010 at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area in Los Angeles, California. Unusually low temperatures have brought the snow level down to between 2,000 and 2,500 feet (610 and 762 meters) in the surrounding mountain areas.
People dance on a decorated street on New Year's Eve, in Bangalore, India, Friday, Dec. 31, 2010. India increased security in major cities across the country on Tuesday after receiving information that a Pakistan-based militant group was planning an attack over New Year's weekend.
Fireworks explode over Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world, celebrating the new year in Dubai January 1, 2011.
In this time exposure photograph residents use sparklers to welcome 2011 during the New Year's festivities in Manila, Philippines on on January 1, 2011.
People gather at Sofia's main square in Bulgaria to celebrate the new year January 1, 2011.
Pakistanis watch the New Year fireworks in Karachi on January 1, 2011.
Tourists use sparklers to write 2011 for a photograph in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany, Friday, Dec. 31, 2010. Hundreds of thousands of people celebrate the beginning of the New Year 2010 in the German capital.
Pakistanis welcome the New Year in Karachi on January 1, 2011.
Fireworks explode over St. Basil Cathedral at Red Square during New Year's Day celebrations in Moscow, Russia on January 1, 2011.
Lebanese crowds watch fireworks on New Year's Eve in the heart of central Beirut at midnight on January 1, 2011 as New Year revellers around the planet began welcoming 2011 in a blaze of fireworks and parties
The people of Hamburg celebrate the new year with fireworks at Landungbrueken on January 1, 2011 in Hamburg, Germany.
Fireworks light up the London skyline and Big Ben just after midnight on January 1, 2011 in London, England. Thousands of people lined the banks of the River Thames in central London to see in the New Year with a spectacular fireworks display
Skiers hold flares as they make their way down the mountain in Angel Fire, New Mexico on Friday, Dec. 31, 2010 to celebrate the new year.
A surfer walks out of the ocean as the final sunset of 2010 takes place on New Year's Eve over Venice Beach in Los Angeles, California on December 31, 2010.
Fireworks explode over Copacabana beach during New Year celebrations in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Jan. 1, 2010.
People watch fireworks exploding over Copacabana beach during New Year celebrations in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Saturday, Jan. 1, 2010.
Children, one with a lighter, pose for pictures as they celebrate before New Year in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Friday, Dec 31, 2010.
Fireworks erupt before the Toronto City Hall to mark the New Year's celebrations in downtown Toronto, Canada, at midnight on Saturday Jan. 1, 2011.
Confetti is dropped on revelers at midnight during New Year celebrations in Times Square in New York City on January 1, 2011.
A group of revelers watch fireworks illuminating the scene, from their high vantage point over the city of Davos, Switzerland, at the beginning of the New Year, early on Saturday, Jan. 1, 2011
Fireworks burst above Yangon's landmark Shwedagon pagoda as Myanmar people gather to welcome the New Year 2011 at Kan Daw Gyi park in Yangon late on December 31, 2010.
Fireworks burst over the Las Vegas Strip at midnight on New Year's 2011, as seen from Trump International Hotel.
The New Year is greeted by a fireworks display on the Space Needle in Seattle, Washington on Saturday Jan. 1, 2011.
Revelers pack Waikiki Beach to watch a fireworks display during New Year celebrations in Hawaii on January 1, 2011.
Hardy Dutch swimmers brave the icy North Sea on January 1, 2011 in Scheveningen, Netherlands. An estimated record number of more than 10,000 participants took part in this year's traditional New Year's dive