Fireworks, prayers as revelers around the world ring in 2018

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Buddhists place candles during New Year celebrations at Jogyesa Buddhist temple in Seoul, South Korea, Monday.

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Fireworks explode over the Opera House during New Year’s Eve celebrations in Sydney, Australia, Sunday.

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Pope Francis prays in front of the nativity scene after celebrating a new year’s eve vespers Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican, Sunday.

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Fireworks explode over the Victoria Harbor during New Year’s Eve to celebrate the start of year 2018 in Hong Kong, Monday.

From spectacular fireworks in Hong Kong and Australia to a huge LED lightshow at the world’s tallest building in Dubai, a look at how revelers around the world are ringing in 2018: