From watching grandiose fireworks display to performing symbolic dances, here's how various cultures welcome the arrival of a brand new year, as documented by our Celebrating New Year winners.
Grand Prize Winner:
Here's what the jury has to say about this photo:
Colorful party poppers and glasses of champagne shared with her companions---this is how photographer Orquidea Hale welcomed the New Year. Looks like the party was a blast judging from the merry expressions of her guests.
More Photos from the Submission Box:
See the rest of the submissions here.
Lomographer Orquidea Hale will get a voucher worth 50 EUR for the Lomography online shop while the runners-up will receive 15 piggies each. All winners qualify for the year-end Ten And One - Annual Lomography Photo Awards under the "Breaking Boundaries" category.
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