Australia begins with spectacular fireworks in 2022 as the crowd declines

Australia kicked off in a somewhat calm manner in 2022, reducing the crowd watching its iconic fireworks display at Sydney Harbor and heading for 2022.

The sky in Sydney exploded in color at midnight, celebrating the New Year.

Over the past few years, a crowd of over 1 million has been the norm, but organizers expected the numbers to decline in connection with the recent outbreak of the coronavirus.

Approximately 17,000 tickets were issued from one of Sydney’s six scenic spots.

Fireworks begin at 9 pm Welcome to Country, curated by Koori artist and creative consultant Blak Douglas, followed by a performance featuring local First Nations musicians Barkaa and Dobby, and a message to Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore. I was given a stick.

Tickets were available until late at night, but others saw them from the balconies and hospitality facilities of nearby apartments, and from the harbor boats.

Those who appeared on a summer night at 22 degrees Celsius, which is otherwise ideal, were treated in an exhibition in line with the mayor’s previous promise.

Under the experienced guidance of Fortunato Foti, who celebrated its 25th anniversary under the command of the fireworks display, over 80,000 fireworks and 25,000 shooting effects requiring 60 tons of equipment were sent to the sky.

Sydney’s electronic music duo, The Presets, soundtracked a scene where fireworks were launched from the Sydney Harbor Bridge, the sails of an opera house were launched, and fireworks were launched at the harbor.

The display culminated in the iconic “waterfall effect” of cascading fires from the bridge to the water while the fireworks rushed into the sky.

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Fireworks illuminate the sky above the Sydney Harbor Bridge during New Year’s Eve celebrations on January 1, 2022 in Sydney, Australia. (MarkEvans / Getty Images)

There was a lot of attention around the harbor, but it wasn’t the only harbor that caught fireworks in central Sydney on New Year’s Eve.

The number of fireworks exploding just above Prince Alfred Park in Surry Hills around 11:00 pm is fairly low, there may be no pizza, and there may not be proper permission for the harbor view.

New South Wales police said people were generally well-behaved throughout the state.

A total of 128 arrests were made, 10 of which were issued by Sydney CBD, with three criminal infringement notices and one field court attendance notice.

“Thanks to the members of the community who made the plan COVID safe and responsibly celebrated the beginning of 2022. We hope it will be a better year for everyone,” said Peter Sartel. The vice-committee said.

Jack Graments



Australian Associated Press is an Australian news agency.