New Year's Eve Is Celebrated Around The Globe

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People wait before the countdown to the New Year near the Shwe Da Gon... News PhotoArts Culture and Entertainment,Countdown,Holiday - Event,Horizontal,Myanmar,New Year,Pagoda,People,Waiting,YangonPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPPeople wait before the countdown to the New Year near the Shwe Da Gon pagoda and Kandawgyi Lake in Yangon on December 31, 2012. Some 50,000 people were expected to gather at the revered golden Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon for the city's first public countdown to the New Year and fireworks. AFP PHOTO / Ye Aung Thu (Photo credit should read Ye Aung Thu/AFP/Getty Images)