New Year celebrations across Europe in pictures


BRUSSELS, Jan. 1 (Xinhua) — Undaunted by the chilly weather, jolly Europeans welcomed the New Year on Monday with festive celebrations ranging from cold water splash to parades and concerts.

Participants run into the cold water of the Lake Balaton during the New Year Splash celebration in Szigliget, Hungary, on Jan. 1, 2024. (Photo by Attila Volgyi/Xinhua)

People take part in the New Year’s Run in Berlin, Germany, Jan. 1, 2024. The event kicked off here on Monday. (Xinhua/Ren Pengfei)

People take part in the annual New Year’s Day Parade in London, Britain, on Jan. 1, 2024. (Xinhua)

People take part in the annual New Year’s Day Parade in London, Britain, on Jan. 1, 2024. (Xinhua)

A woman takes part in the annual New Year’s Day Parade in London, Britain, on Jan. 1, 2024. (Xinhua)

The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of conductor Christian Thielemann perform during the 2024 Vienna Philharmonic New Year’s Concert in Vienna, Austria, Jan. 1, 2024. (Dieter Nagl/The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra/Handout via Xinhua)

The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of conductor Christian Thielemann perform during the 2024 Vienna Philharmonic New Year’s Concert in Vienna, Austria, Jan. 1, 2024. (Dieter Nagl/The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra/Handout via Xinhua)

People greet the New Year with music in Geneva, Switzerland, Dec. 31, 2023. (Xinhua/Lian Yi)



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