"More than a half-day before Sweden has the inhabitants of the small island nations in the pacific Samoa and Kiribati in the south Pacific celebrated the new year. They were the first in 2019, and is followed by New Zealand, Australia, Japan, India and eventually, several hours into our new year's day, u.s. Wake Island in the new year."
"The fact that the polynesian islands may be the first in the world to toast to the new year usually attract tourists from all over the world to celebrate with dancing and fireworks."
"An hour later it was time for the archipelagos of Tonga and Fiji to thank by 2018. In Auckland in New Zealand had tens of thousands of people gathered around the 328 meter high Sky Tower to see the fireworks which marked the start of 2019. Two hours later, at 14.00 Swedish time, come the stroke of midnight to Australia where the Sydney harbour illuminated by a large colourful fireworks display."
"as the earth spins on reaching the new year, Japan's capital Tokyo, at four o'clock in the afternoon, Swedish time, New Dehli, India 19.30 and Moscow in Russia 22: 00."
"Sweden share the bubbly with the largest number of countries and when Mikael Persbrandt warming up the voice before."
"it is the last out will be the three islands located near the dateline and of the united states: Wake island, Howland and Baker Island, of which the last two are uninhabited. Because the line of the date line is not perfectly straight, they have a time which is 25 hours after Samoa. Thus, they celebrate in 2019, the first at 13 on new year's day, Swedish time."
"in the Past a low level throughout the samoan archipelago, on the same side of the dateline – the east. Why was Samoa known as the last place in the world to celebrate the new year."
"But 2011 was the line about, in order to facilitate business with Samoa close trading partners, Australia and New Zealand. However, is American Samoa, which is only 16 miles away, left on the eastern side of the dateline. This is to meet the island's economic interests in the other direction, that is to say, trade with the united states."
"Therefore, celebrate Samoa in the new year a whole day ahead of American Samoa."