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Sunday, 6 January 2013

6 January 2013. They Celebrated the New Year in… Holland

00 New Years. Scheveningen. Netherlands. 06.01.13

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In the Netherlands, “walruses” and “polar bears” took part in the Nieuwjaarsduik (New Year’s Dunk) in the North Sea in Scheveningen.

BMD

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6 January 2013. They Celebrated the New Year in… Rio

00 New Years. Rio de Janeiro. Copcabana. 06.01.13

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In Brazil, residents of the Cantagalo-Pavão-Pavãozinho favela watch fireworks at Copacabana Beach during New Year celebrations in Rio de Janeiro.

BMD

6 January 2013. They Celebrated the New Year in… Rome

00 New Years. Rome. 06.01.13

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In Italy, in Rome, Maurizio Palmulli jumped into the Tiber River from the Ponte Cavour to celebrate the New Year. The annual tradition of diving into the Tiber from the Ponte Cavour dates back to 1946.

BMD

6 January 2013. They Celebrated the New Year in… Athens

00 New Years. Athens. Parthenon. 06.01.13

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In GreeceNew Year’s fireworks over the Parthenon in Athens.

BMD

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