New York City’s Times Square New Year’s Eve Ball Drop Going Virtual Due To Pandemic

New York City’s Times Square New Year’s Eve Ball Drop Going Virtual Due To Pandemic
Happy Distanced New Year. The iconic ball drop celebration in New York’s Times Square will go virtual this year, organizers announced today.

“More than ever in these divided and fear-filled times, the world desperately needs to come together symbolically and virtually to celebrate the people and things we love and to look forward with a sense of renewal and new beginnings,” said Tim Tompkins, president of the Times Square Alliance, co-producer of the event with Countdown Entertainment, in a statement.

“One thing that will never change is the ticking of time and the arrival of a New Year at midnight on December 31st,” said Tompkins. “But this year there will be significantly new and enhanced virtual, visual and digital offerings to complement whatever limited live entertainment or experiences – still in development – will take place in Times Square. And because any opportunity to be live in Times Square will be
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