Fireworks in Sydney Harbor Ring in 2014

By CBS News

Published 12/31 2013 08:38AM

Updated 12/31 2013 08:57AM

SYDNEY, Australia -- (CBS)  Exploding fireworks sprayed from Sydney's iconic opera house and harbor bridge at midnight Tuesday as the world began ushering in a new year.

More than 1 million people crammed the Sydney Harbor foreshore on a warm summer night to watch Sydney's renowned annual pyrotechnics show, which appeared to live up to its billing as the city's most extravagant. Fireworks launched from four sails of the Sydney Opera House for the first time in more than a decade.

Dubai will later try to create the world's largest fireworks show to ring in 2014. will be live streaming New Year’s celebrations from around the world. You can watch them all here.

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