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Fireworks light up the sky above Funchal Bay, Madeira Island, to celebrate the New Year on January 1, 2013
Fireworks light up the sky above Funchal Bay, Madeira Island, to celebrate the arrival of the New Year on January 1, 2013. World cities from Sydney to Dubai rang in the New Year with a spectacular global wave of firework displays

World welcomes New Year 2013

January 1, 2013

A wave of dazzling firework displays and festivities from Dubai to Sydney say goodbye to 2012 and welcome the new year.