in Kreuzberg district in Berlin, Germany, January 1, 2019. About a thousand people gathered at the stairs leading to the Prussian National Monument for the Liberation Wars (lit. Preussisches Nationaldenkmal für die Befreiungskriege) and the surrounding lawns at Vikrtoria park to celebrate the in coming new-year.
The main attraction in the location is the sight of large amounts of fireworks and firecrackers being set at once by private people normally over-shadowing the official celebrations in town. The law in Germany allows the purchase of fireworks only between the 28 to 31 of December and can Fire them off in the evening on December. 31.