Hong Kong Will Host a Virtual New Year’s Eve Celebration to Ring in 2021 — Here’s How to Tune In

Hong Kong Will Host a Virtual New Year’s Eve Celebration to Ring in 2021 — Here’s How to Tune In

This article originally appeared in Travel+Leisure.

Count down the last moments of 2020 with views over the towering skyline and iconic harbor of Hong Kong — one of the first countries in the world to wave goodbye to this long year — all from the safety of home. 

While travelers may not be able to hop a flight to the bustling Asian city right now, Hong Kong is bringing the celebration to them with a virtual live countdown starting at 11 p.m. local time (or 10 a.m. EST) on Dec. 31, the Hong Kong Tourism Board shared with Travel + Leisure.

When the clock strikes midnight, the city will welcome 2021 with a two-minute video featuring Hong Kong landmarks as well as “festive greetings sending blessings to the world.”

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