The world welcomed the year 2020 with spectacular fireworks and festivities. As the clock struck 12 crowds gathered by the River Thames to watch the fireworks over the London Eye. Paris witnessed a stunning light show and fireworks display at the Arc de Triomphe as the French capital held its New Year's Eve celebration. Thousands of revellers turned up at the Red Square in the Russian capital of Moscow with their friends and family to bid farewell to the 2019. The sky over Shanghai was dotted with lights as the Chinese capital held an innovative drone show to bring in the new year. Over 2,000 drones lit up and rose, forming various shapes patterns in the night sky.