If there is ever a time for a party, it is New Year’s Eve. This exciting time welcoming in the new year is a fun tradition that is celebrated differently and in fantastic ways around the world. Whether you are looking for something a bit more musical, full-on party or something where you can just hang out with your friends, these are the most fantastic New Year’s festivals 2018-19 worldwide. Time to book your tickets and start packing your bags.
When it comes to festivals and parties, it is no secret that Brazil takes the cake. Therefore, it is no surprise that their New Year’s Eve party is one that will rock you to your core and leave you with memories to last a lifetime.
From dancing to delicious, traditional Brazilian food, you will see parades, clouds of colored powder being thrown in the air, live museum and come midnight, the most impressive fireworks you will ever see. There is nothing quite like it.
I think you can tell by the name of this festival it is in Japan, in none other than the beautiful city of Nara. This celebration goes back to the 1700s and today, you will still see the participation of the local Buddhist monks, making this all the more impressive.
With the beautiful and magical backdrop of Mount Wakakusa, this festival is sure to be unique and beautiful.
5. Sydney New Year’s Eve
Some of the best New Year’s Eve festivals have the backdrop of some of the world’s most amazing sights. In Sydney, that would be none other than the Opera House and Harbour Bridge. Each year, the festival chooses a different theme, which is what the entertainment is based off before then.
From singing and dancing to theatrical performances and more, you’ll finish up the evening with a breathtaking firework display behind the bridge.