New Year’s Eve 2012 celebration around the world, Google Doodle greets Happy New Year

By on Dec 31, 2011 in Asia, Europe, Internet, Lifestyle, United States, World Comments

The New Year’s Eve 2012 will be celebrated worldwide on Saturday, December 31, 2011 midnight, with Google Doodle joining the world in sending a Happy New Year greeting.

As being shown now at Google.com in some countries where time zone is earlier, including the Philippines, the letters of the Google logo was replaced by a special New Year greeting.

Apparently, clicking on the special Google logo will lead to posts about ‘Happy New Year‘, while a link to the YouTube video of ‘Zeitgeist 2011: Year In Review’ can be found on the lower part.

In the US, hundreds of thousands of people will be flocking to the Times Square in New York for the annual ceremonial ball-dropping, where Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga are among expected to perform.

On the other hand, hundreds of thousands of people will gather in central London where large numbers are being expected to watch the London Eye fireworks display when the clock also strikes at 12 midnight.

Likewise, a firework display off Auckland’s Sky Tower in New Zealand to welcome 2012 was held earlier, as well as in Sydney‘s harbor in Australia, where time zone is much earlier.

In the Philippines, local reports said around 2 million people are being expected to go to Luneta to witness the 15-minute fire works display for free.



Google Doodle ‘Happy New Year’ greeting
Image Credit: Google.com


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