It's Already New Year's Eve in Some Parts of the World — and This Is What It Looks Like

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As 2015 creeps closer, other places across the world are already lucky enough to be celebrating the shiny new year. Cities like Sydney, Hong Kong and Tokyo rung it in with massive firework displays and festive countdowns that might only put the ball drop to shame.

Here's how cities have already rung in the new year:

Sydney

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Source: Rob Griffith/AP
Source: Rob Griffith/AP
Source: Rob Griffith/AP

Auckland, New Zealand

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Source: Dave Rowland/Getty Images

Tokyo

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Source: TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/Getty Images
Source: TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/Getty Images

Hong Kong

Source: Kin Cheung/AP
Source: Kin Cheung/AP
Source: Kin Cheung/AP
Source: Kin Cheung/AP