Fireworks are used the world over to celebrate big events. Weddings, product launches, anniversaries, historical landmarks and of course an old year passing into a new year. We from TotallyCoolPix wish you a very happy and photogenic 2011 and thank you for all your support in 2010.
UPDATE: HAPPY 2011 ALL. We added the pictures of this year’s New Year’s Eve fireworks spectacles at the bottom of the gallery.

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01. Fireworks light up St. Basil's Cathedral in Red Square in Moscow May 9, 2006. Russia marked its 61st anniversary of their victory during the World War II on Tuesday. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

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02. Fireworks explode above the government palace as part of the official opening for the 200th anniversary of independence from the Spanish crown celebrations in Asuncion November 29, 2010. REUTERS/Jorge Adorno

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03. Floating paper lanterns and fireworks fill the sky over Chao Praya river during a ceremony to celebrate the 83rd birthday of Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej at Siriraj hospital in Bangkok December 5, 2010. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom

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04. Fireworks explode during the illumination of Christmas lighting for the Children's Museum in San Jose December 6, 2010. More than five thousand lights illuminate the museum during the Christmas season. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

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05. Fireworks explode as a giant Christmas tree and an old building in Beirut are illuminated during the launch of Beirut Celebrates 2010 at a Christmas parade in downtown Beirut, December 9, 2010. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir

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06. Fireworks light the sky over the centre of the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, December 24, 2010. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin

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07. Fireworks explode around a Christmas tree in the centre of the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, December 24, 2010. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin

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08. A worker prepares fireworks at a makeshift factory in Bocaue, Bulacan north of Manila December 13, 2010. Many Filipinos flocked to Bulacan, a major producer of fireworks, to buy pyrotechnics despite the government's campaign against the use of such explosives, which cause deaths and injuries during Christmas and New Year revelries. REUTERS/Cheryl Ravelo

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09. A worker takes a break from making fireworks at a makeshift factory in Bocaue, Bulacan north of Manila December 13, 2010. Many Filipinos flocked to Bulacan, a major producer of fireworks, to buy pyrotechnics despite the government's campaign against the use of such explosives, which cause deaths and injuries during Christmas and New Year revelries. REUTERS/Cheryl Ravelo

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10. A worker's hands, covered in gunpowder, prepares fireworks at a makeshift factory in Bocaue, Bulacan north of Manila December 13, 2010. Many Filipinos flocked to Bulacan, a major producer of fireworks, to buy pyrotechnics despite the government's campaign against the use of such explosives, which cause deaths and injuries during Christmas and New Year revelries. REUTERS/Cheryl Ravelo

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11. A worker is covered in gunpowder as he prepares fireworks at a makeshift factory in Bocaue, Bulacan north of Manila December 13, 2010. Many Filipinos flocked to Bulacan, a major producer of fireworks, to buy pyrotechnics despite the government's campaign against the use of such explosives, which cause deaths and injuries during Christmas and New Year revelries. REUTERS/Cheryl Ravelo

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12. A worker covered in gunpowder prepares fireworks at a makeshift factory in Bocaue town at Bulacan province, north of Manila December 26, 2010. Many Filipinos flocked to Bulacan, a major producer of fireworks, to buy pyrotechnics despite the government's campaign against the use of such explosives, which cause deaths and injuries during Christmas and New Year revelries. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco

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13. A worker covered in gunpowder carries a container of fireworks at a makeshift factory in Bocaue town at Bulacan province, north of Manila December 26, 2010. Many Filipinos flocked to Bulacan, a major producer of fireworks, to buy pyrotechnics despite the government's campaign against the use of such explosives, which cause deaths and injuries during Christmas and New Year revelries. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco

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14. A worker wraps fireworks inside a makeshift factory in Bocaue town at Bulacan province, north of Manila December 26, 2010. Many Filipinos flocked to Bulacan, a major producer of fireworks, to buy pyrotechnics despite the government's campaign against the use of such explosives, which cause deaths and injuries during Christmas and New Year revelries. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco

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15. Workers wrap fireworks inside a makeshift factory in Bocaue town at Bulacan province, north of Manila December 26, 2010. Many Filipinos flocked to Bulacan, a major producer of fireworks, to buy pyrotechnics despite the government's campaign against the use of such explosives, which cause deaths and injuries during Christmas and New Year revelries. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco

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16. A worker covered in gunpowder prepares fireworks at a makeshift factory in Bocaue town at Bulacan province, north of Manila December 26, 2010. Many Filipinos flocked to Bulacan, a major producer of fireworks, to buy pyrotechnics despite the government's campaign against the use of such explosives, which cause deaths and injuries during Christmas and New Year revelries. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco

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17. Fireworks explode over the winding tower of the former coal mine Nordstern during the closing ceremony of the European Capital of Culture 2010 in the western German city of Gelsenkirchen December 18, 2010. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay

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18. Fireworks explode over the winding tower of the former coal mine Nordstern during the closing ceremony of the European Capital of Culture 2010 in the western German city of Gelsenkirchen December 18, 2010. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay

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19. Fireworks from team Philippines light up the sky during the last day of the first World Pyro Olympics in Manila December 30, 2005. Nine countries participated in the event, which Australia won. REUTERS/Cheryl Ravelo

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20. Fireworks from team United Arab Emirates light up the sky during the last day of the first World Pyro Olympics in Manila December 30, 2005. Nine countries participated in the event, which Australia won. REUTERS/Cheryl Ravelo

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21. Fireworks burst near the Pearl Tower to mark the first day of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit in Shanghai, China June 14, 2006. REUTERS/Aly Song

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22. Fireworks explode over an ancient cathedral in Santiago de Compostela during celebrations for St James's day in northwestern Spain July 25, 2006. REUTERS/Miguel Vidal

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23. Fireworks explode over the River Thames in London to celebrate the new year January 1, 2007. REUTERS/Stephen Hird

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24. Fireworks explode over the River Thames in London to celebrate the new year January 1, 2007. REUTERS/Stephen Hird

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25. Fireworks explode over the Stone Bridge in Skopje during New Year celebrations early January 1, 2007. Several thousand people gathered in the Macedonian capital to celebrate the New Year. REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski

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26. Fireworks explode over the River Thames in London to celebrate the new year January 1, 2007. REUTERS/Stephen Hird

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27. Fireworks explode over the River Thames in London to celebrate the new year January 1, 2007. REUTERS/Stephen Hird

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28. Fireworks explode over the River Thames in London to celebrate the new year January 1, 2007. REUTERS/Stephen Hird

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29. Fireworks explode over the River Thames in London to celebrate the new year January 1, 2007. REUTERS/Stephen Hird

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30. Three new Cinquecento cars are seen during a presentation ceremony in Turin July 4, 2007. Fiat is launching a new version of the three-door Cinquecento -- meaning 500 in Italian -- at a huge, televised ceremony in its hometown of Turin on Wednesday, with the car making its comeback after being out of production for 32 years. REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo

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31. The Eiffel Tower is illuminated during the traditional Bastille Day fireworks display in Paris July 14, 2007. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

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32. Fireworks explode over the Sydney Opera House before the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation leader's summit dinner in Sydney September 8, 2007. The Sydney Harbour Bridge is seen on the left. REUTERS/Mick Tsikas

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33. The Eiffel Tower is illuminated during the traditional Bastille Day fireworks display in Paris July 14, 2010. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

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34. Fireworks explode next to a sculpture at the Reichstag building, seat of the German lower house of Parliament, during New Year celebrations in Berlin January 1, 2006. Several hundred thousands people visit the German capital to celebrate Germany's biggest New Year open-air gathering. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz

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35. Fireworks explode above the Quadriga atop the Brandenburg Gate during New Year celebrations in Berlin January 1, 2010. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

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36. Fireworks go off as the crystal ball is raised above the crowd during New Year's Eve celebrations in New York's Times Square December 31, 2009. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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37. Fireworks explode during a celebration of the Lantern Festival in Pingyao, northern China's Shanxi province February 12, 2006. The Lantern Festival which falls on the 15th day of the first month of the Chinese lunar calendar, is traditionally a time for family reunions. REUTERS/China Daily

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38. Fireworks explode over Hong Kong's Victoria Harbour July 1, 2002, marking the fifth anniversary of the territory's handover to China. The
once proud former British colony is facing a crisis of confidence after being mauled by two recessions in four years. REUTERS/Bobby Yip

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39. Fireworks explode over tallships as they re-enact the battle of Trafalgar in the Solent off the coast of Portsmouth. Fireworks explode over tallships sailing in the Solent off the coast of Portsmouth, southern England June 28, 2005. Britain's Queen Elizabeth on Tuesday conducted the world's biggest naval review, off the southern English coast, to commemorate British naval hero Horatio Nelson's victory at the Battle of Trafalgar 200 years ago. REUTERS/Russell Boyce

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40. Fireworks rise over Edinburgh early January 1, 2003. Many party goers celebrated the New Year on Princes Street, below Edinburgh Castle (top L). REUTERS/Jeff J Mitchell

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41. Supporters of Ukrainian opposition leader Viktor Yushchenko wave the national flag as they watch fireworks standing on a monument during a rally in central Kiev, December 28, 2004. Yushchenko, winner of Ukraine's re-run of a rigged presidential election, called on his supporters on Tuesday to block the country's government building. REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic Pictures of the Month December 2004

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42. Two spectators shelter from a downpour as fireworks explode over the Petronas Twin Towers, the world's tallest building, during New Year's eve celebrations in Kuala Lumpur December 31. About ten minutes of fireworks made up the display with a large crowd watching from the Kuala Lumpur City Centre Garden.

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43. Fireworks light up the sky over the U.S. Capitol and the Washington Monument during Independence Day celebrations in Washington D.C. July 4, 1999. The U.S. celebrated its 233rd birthday.

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44. Fireworks explode over the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House during a pyrotechnic show to celebrate the New Year January 1, 2008. Known for its choreographed and themed fireworks displays, the show draws hundreds of thousands of people to the harbour foreshore to watch the spectacle. This year's show was titled The Time of Our Lives, REUTERS/Tim Wimborne

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45. Fireworks explode as the Brandenburg Gate is illuminated during the Festival of Lights in Berlin October 13, 2010. Several landmarks of the German capital, including boulevards, squares, towers, historical and modern buildings, will be illuminated during the festival. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

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46. Fireworks explode during the opening of royally initiated projects, the Bhumibol 1, Bhumibol 2 bridges and the sluice gate on a canal by Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej in Samut Prakan province on the outskirts of Bangkok November 24, 2010. REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang

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47. Fireworks shoot past the moon as a ceremony, presided by Pope Benedict XVI at the 5th world meeting of families, came to an end in Valencia July 8, 2006. Pope Benedict arrived on a lightning trip to Spain to glorify traditional family values in a country whose government has been sharply criticised by the Catholic Church for legalising gay marriage. REUTERS/Victor Fraile

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48. Fireworks explode over the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House during a pyrotechnic show to celebrate the New Year January 1, 2011. Local authorities planned for over 1.5 million people to crowd the Sydney Harbour foreshore and welcome in the new year under the massive fireworks display. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne

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49. Fireworks explode over the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House during a pyrotechnic show to celebrate the New Year January 1, 2011. Local authorities planned for over 1.5 million people to crowd the Sydney Harbour foreshore and welcome in the new year under the massive fireworks display. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne

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50. Fireworks explode over Marina Bay in front of the Marina Bay Sands casino and resort during a pyrotechnic show to welcome the new year in Singapore January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

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51. Fireworks explode over Marina Bay during a pyrotechnic show to welcome the new year in Singapore January 1, 2011. On the bay are about 20,000 wishing spheres, with people's Christmas and new year's wishes inscribed. REUTERS/Tim Chong

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52. Fireworks explode over the Kankaria Lake during New Year celebrations in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad December 31, 2010. REUTERS/Amit Dave

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53. Fireworks explode over Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world, celebrating the new year in Dubai January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

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54. Fireworks explode over St. Basil Cathedral at Red Square during New Year's Day celebrations in Moscow January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva

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55. Fireworks explode over St. Basil Cathedral at Red Square during New Year's Day celebrations in Moscow January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva

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56. Fireworks explode over a clock during New Year's Day celebrations in Bucharest's Constitution Square January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Radu Sigheti

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57. Fireworks illuminate the Quadriga sculpture atop the Brandenburg Gate during a New Year's Eve party in Berlin, January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz

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58. A long-time exposure shows the sky over Alt-Ottakring church illuminated by fireworks during New Year celebrations in Vienna January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

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59. Fireworks explode over Edinburgh Castle during the New Year Hogmanay celebrations in Edinburgh, Scotland January 1, 2011. REUTERS/David Moir

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60. Fireworks explode over the skyline of Frankfurt during New Year Day celebrations January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Alex Domanski

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61. Fireworks explode over the skyline of Frankfurt during New Year Day celebrations, January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Alex Domanski

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62. Fireworks explode behind The Big Ben clock tower during New Year celebrations in London January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

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63. Fireworks explode beside the London Eye and The Houses of Parliament on the River Thames during New Year celebrations in London January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett

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64. Fireworks explode above the city hall during New Year celebrations in Vienna January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

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65. Fireworks explode above the city hall during New Year celebrations in Vienna January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

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66. Fireworks explode behind the Houses of Parliament on the River Thames during New Year celebrations in London January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

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67. Fireworks explode above Copacabana beach during New Year celebrations in Rio de Janeiro January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Marcos Michael

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68. Fireworks explode beside the London Eye and The Houses of Parliament on the River Thames during New Year celebrations in London January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett

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69. Fireworks explode beside the London Eye and The Houses of Parliament on the River Thames during New Year celebrations in London January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett

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70. Fireworks explode during New Year celebrations in Times Square in New York January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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71. Residents watch fireworks explode over the Beirut capital during New Year celebrations January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir

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72. Fireworks explode over the Las Vegas Strip casinos just after midnight in Las Vegas, Nevada January 1, 2011. An estimated 320,000 people came to Las Vegas to celebrate the new year, tourism officials said. REUTERS/Las Vegas Sun/Steve Marcus

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73. People gather to watch fireworks during the New Year at Old Town Market Square in Wroclaw, southern-western Poland January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Maciej Swierczynski/Agencja Gazeta/Handout

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74. People gather to watch fireworks during the New Year at Old Town Market Square in Wroclaw, southern-western Poland January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Maciej Swierczynski/Agencja Gazeta/Handout

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75. Residents watch fireworks explode behind the sculpture Gemidzi in Skopje during New Year celebrations January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski

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76. Revelers pack Waikiki Beach to watch a fireworks display during New Year celebrations in Hawaii January 1, 2011.
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