It's 2011 Somewhere: Australia Rings in New Year

The celebrations have begun...
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 31, 2010 7:07 AM CST
It's 2011 Somewhere: Australia Rings in New Year
The sky above tall Sydney city buildings light up with the 9pm fireworks display on the new year's eve in Australia, Friday, Dec. 31, 2010.   (AP Photo/Rob Griffith)

You may be just waking up, but it's already 2011 somewhere—namely Australia and New Zealand, the first major countries to see the new year. Sydney celebrated with what's been touted as the world's most sophisticated New Year's fireworks display, the BBC reports. So, while you're waiting for your own clock to hit midnight, enjoy these shots of the festivities.
(Read more New Year's Eve stories.)

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