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 is time for New Zealand's capital, along with the archipelagos of Tonga and Fiji to thank by 2018. 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.Image 1 of 2 Nyårsraketer in Sidney in Australia. Photo: Brendan Esposito/AP Slide 2 of 2 Kiribati from above. Photo: Richard Vogel/AP photo Slideshow
with the largest number of countries and when Mikael Persbrandt warming up the voice for the ”Nyårsklockan” shall also include the greater part of Western and Central europe and several countries in Africa welcome the new year.
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.
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