Sydney New Year's Eve is an annual multi-tiered event held every New Year's Eve in Sydney, Australia. Focusing on the Sydney Harbor Bridge and encompassing Port Jackson, its headliners are two pyrotechnic shows the 9pm Family Fireworks and the Midnight Fireworks, the two of which are broadcast broadly with the more prevalent Midnight Fireworks broadcast internationally. Synchronized to a soundtrack of well known music from over a wide span of time, the firecrackers detonate off the curves, catwalk and roadway of the Harbor Bridge, including the Opera House, adjacent city structures and up to eight freight boats equally separated on the two sides of the scaffold.
Every year another topic is picked and is routinely seen by in excess of one million individuals encompassing the harbor and one billion worldwide for the Midnight Fireworks. For the 2010/11 occasion, a crowd of people of 1.5 million watched the showcase from the nearby harbor and an announced 1.1 billion all inclusive. The occasion was first broadcast on 31 December 1995. The 9pm Family Fireworks were initially the principle demonstrate enduring around twenty minutes, with the Midnight Fireworks just enduring around three and including just the Sydney Tower. From 1999 onwards the Midnight Fireworks turned into the headliner of the two.