The gradual descent of New York’s massive, celebratory, shimmering silver New Year’s eve ball in Time Square is an annual spectacle to behold.
Enjoyed and viewed all over the world, it signifies the end of one year and the official beginning of the next.
This spellbinding annual tradition reaches the end of its climactic fall at the stroke of midnight, replete with cheers, screams, whistles, clangs, and high spirits by all onlookers.
For some, New Year’s is a time of great relief and signifies hope for a better future.
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