31 Dec '17, 4pm

(Guardian) Fireworks, food and prayers: new year celebrated around the world

(Guardian) Fireworks, food and prayers: new year celebrated around the world

, thousands of people were expected to fill the streets near Seoul’s City Hall for a traditional bell-tolling ceremony to usher in the new year. The group of dignitaries picked to ring the old Bosingak bell at midnight included Soohorang and Bandabi – the tiger and bear mascots for the Pyeongchang Winter Games and Paralympics in February and March.

Full article: https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2017/dec/31/fire...

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