VIDEOS: Ringing in the New Year around the world

APTOPIX Hong Kong New Year
Fireworks explode over Victoria Harbour to celebrate the New Year's Eve in Hong Kong, early Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

(WCMH) — We’re waiting for the New Year here in Columbus, but 2017 is already here in many countries around the world.

Among the cities celebrating with fireworks are Auckland, Baghdad, Dubai, Hong Kong, Manila, Pyongyang, and Sydney. Happy New Year!