Published On: Sun, Dec 31st, 2017 at 9:49pm

Edinburgh’s Hogmanay 2017

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Some photos and videos from the city centre this Hogmanay.

All the music was great – and you could certainly hear it across the city centre with the new sound system and the big screens.

Rag’n’Bone Man may have one more fan after his performance in the Gardens tonight.

Happy New Year to you all.

Charlie Wood and Ed Bartlam, directors of Underbelly who produce Edinburgh’s Hogmanay on behalf of City of Edinburgh Council said: “The day started with a storm and ended with a bang – without a doubt this was the BEST PARTY EVER.

“Our 9 minutes fireworks choreographed to Niteworks’ and Dan Jones’ score was truly spectacular and who will forget Rag’n’Bone man leading 75,000 in Auld Lang Syne?  What a special way to ring in 2018.

“We’re particularly proud of the first Bairns Afore event – it was quite magical to see families looking up and enjoying their very own midnight moment together and at 6pm in the evening!

“Our specially built DJ booth had crowds dancing in the street and under the Mac Twins and Huey Morgan right through to the wee small hours.

“It’s been spectacular and we’d like to thank all those who came and made the party such a great night for Edinburgh and Scotland.

“We’re tired and happy but tomorrow morning we will be flinging ourselves into the River Forth for the Loony Dook. It’s going to be braw!”


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