Just like many other parts in the world, people of Chile also celebrate Gregorian New Year on 1st January with great enthusiasm.
In, Chile, beaches of Valparaiso are famous for New Year Fireworks display (Fuegos Artificiales).
Beaches of Valparaiso are considered to be among the best destinations around the world for new year celebrations and fireworks display.
Over one million visitors crowd the streets and beaches of Valparaiso each New Year’s Eve to see the magnificent fireworks display.
Apart from that many New year’s Eve Parties also take place in different parts of the city.
Even though everyone calls it the Valparaiso Fireworks, it is in fact a fireworks display running along a great part of the coast from Valparaiso, past Viña del Mar and all the way to Concón.
If you happen to come to Valparaiso, Chile to enjoy your New Year Celebrations, then apart from New Year Parties and Fireworks Display you can also see other famous places and monuments in the city like – Beaches, Valparaíso Port, Baron Cable Car, Monument at the Heroes of Iquique in Sotomayor Square, Saint Paul Anglican Church (Iglesia anglicana de Saint Paul) in Concepcion Hill, Turri Clock Tower in Prat Street, etc.
Apart from Valparaiso, New Year Fireworks display, concerts and parties also take place in other major cities of Chile including the capital city of Santiago.
Chile is famous for its New Year Fireworks display which last for around 25 minutes and take place at the coastal cities of Concon, Reñaca, Viña del Mar and Valparaiso.
In Chile, usually, just a few minutes before the New Year arrives, people tune in to radio to prominently have the voice of Julian Garcia Reyes.
In Chile there is a tradition of eating Lentils and 12 Grapes on the New Year’s Eve at the midnight to ensures prosperity in the coming New Year.
Also Read : Chilean New Year’s Traditions
If you are not present there at Valparaiso Beach during the new year’s time then don’t worry, you can find below Photos & Videos of Valparaiso Beach, Chile New Year 2014 Fireworks Display from Valparaiso Beach, Chile.
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In Chile, you can watch Valparaiso Beach New Year Fireworks LIVE on TV on UCV Televisión, Canal 13, Chilevisión, TVN, CNN Chile, Canal 24 Horas, etc.
During September to April, Valparaiso, Chile falls in GMT/UTC – 3:00 hour timezone so it welcomes the New Year seventeen hours after the New Year strikes first at Kiritimati, Kiribati which falls in GMT +14 timezone.
To watch Valparaiso, Chile New Year Fireworks LIVE Streaming on internet you have to adjust your watch accordingly with relation to the timezone of your city.