People are welcoming 2013 with celebrations and fireworks around the world.
Fireworks explode over Elizabeth Tower housing the Big Ben clock to celebrate the New Year in London, Jan. 1, 2013.
Revelers wear 2013-style glasses as they celebrate the new year in Beijing on December 31, 2012.
Tatiana Rakotovazaha, from Madagascar, foreground left, Aurielle Williams, from Kansas, center, and Yayoi Okayama, from Japan, foreground right, dance as they take part in the New Year's Eve festivities in New York's Times Square on Dec. 31, 2012.
Psy performs in Times Square during New Year's Eve celebrations on Dec. 31, 2012 in New York.