THANKS FOR THE MEMORIES, 2012!

The 2013 NEW YORK CITY-TIMES SQUARE NEW YEAR’S EVE CELEBRATION is over but the memories remain in techno-color. With entertainment from NEON TREES, CARLY RAE JEPSEN, TAYLOR SWIFT and Korean rapper PSY, it’s safe to assume that a fun time was had by all.

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 30: "Waterford Crystal Ball" for countdown event at Times Square on December 30, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images)

NEW YORK, NY – DECEMBER 30: “Waterford Crystal Ball” for countdown event at Times Square on December 30, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images)

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 30: "Waterford Crystal Ball" for countdown event at Times Square on December 30, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images)

NEW YORK, NY – DECEMBER 30: “Waterford Crystal Ball” for countdown event at Times Square on December 30, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images)

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 30: "Waterford Crystal Ball" for countdown event at Times Square on December 30, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images)

NEW YORK, NY – DECEMBER 30: “Waterford Crystal Ball” for countdown event at Times Square on December 30, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images)

Every year this global event sees over 1 million visitors packing the streets and with more than 1 billion viewers worldwide. All eyes were on the giant LED screen atop One Times Square, TOSHIBA VISION TIMES SQUARE, providing the countdown for the whole world. Continue reading

REVELERS ACROSS THE GLOBE WILL RING IN THE NEW YEAR VIA THE FREE OFFICIAL 2013 TIMES SQUARE BALL APP

WATCH AND PARTICIPATE LIVE IN THE 2013 TIMES SQUARE NEW YEAR’S EVE CELEBRATION AT HOME, WORK, PARTY, OR ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD

UPLOAD PHOTOS TO SEE YOUR FACE ON THE GIANT TOSHIBA VISION SIGN

This New Year’s Eve, revelers from around the world will experience the live global celebration via free official 2013 TIMES SQUARE BALL APP, now available from the TIMES SQUARE ALLIANCE and COUNTDOWN ENTERTAINMENT, organizers of TIMES SQUARE NEW YEAR’S EVE, along with their partners, TOSHIBA and LIVESTREAM (http://timessquareball.net/app/). The OFFICIAL TIMES SQUARE BALL APP, which has grown in popularity since it was launched two years ago, was downloaded more than 296,000 times across 200 countries, within a two-week period last December. The 2013 TIMES SQUARE BALL APP is now available worldwide for free download through Apple’s iTunes Store and via Google Play for mobile phones and tablets. The app can be found in Entertainment, Travel, and News categories. The TIMES SQUARE BALL APP was produced by Monday Sessions Media, developed by HAAS/crea, and streaming components developed by Livestream LLC.

OFFICIAL 2013 TIMES SQUARE BALL APP

OFFICIAL 2013 TIMES SQUARE BALL APP

The OFFICIAL 2013 TIMES SQUARE BALL APP features include:
— Watch the live Times Square for New Year’s Eve 2013 webcast on mobile phones and tablets with host ALLISON HAGENDORF, featuring top musical performances, celebrity appearances, hourly countdowns, and the famous midnight Ball Drop.
— Submit your New Year’s photos for friends, family and other revelers to vote on via the app, on Facebook and Twitter. The photos with the most votes will be showcased on the giant TOSHIBA VISION sign atop ONE TIMES SQUARE directly beneath the WATERFORD CRYSTAL NEW YEAR’S EVE BALL on December 31 each hour from 7-11 p.m. EST for the world to see.
— Discover everything you need to know about the Times Square New Year’s Eve celebration, including the history, photos and live show schedule.
— Send New Year’s Eve cards with personalized greetings and photos from the app to friends, family and followers on Facebook, Twitter and via email (for Apple users).
— Customize your TOSHIBA COUNTDOWN CLOCK on your app’s home screen with your time zone.
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UNIVERSAL CITYWALK RINGS IN 2013 WITH ANNUAL NEW YEAR’S EVE CELEBRATION FEATURING THREE SPECTACULAR FIREWORK DISPLAYS, LIVE CONCERTS, DJS AND MIDNIGHT SHOWER OF STREAMING CONFETTI

The countdown to 2013 begins at UNIVERSAL CITYWALK® as THE ENTERTAINMENT CAPITAL OF LA(SM) prepares to ring in the new year in one of Southern California’s most festive New Year’s Eve celebrations featuring dazzling fireworks, colorful confetti and non-stop live entertainment at four stage locations.

Universal CityWalk Rings in 2013 with Annual New Year's Eve Celebration

Universal CityWalk Rings in 2013 with Annual New Year’s Eve Celebration

UNIVERSAL CITYWALK is Southern California’s dynamic entertainment, dining and shopping destination that reflects the area’s rich cultural diversity. The iconic open-air leisure and nightlife complex provides “Always Unexpected” entertainment options and has served as a prototype for similar destinations.  UNIVERSAL CITYWALK includes the new high-tech concert venue, “5 TOWERS,” provides L.A.’s best movie-going experience at the AMC UNIVERSAL CITYWALK cinemas and offers such unique venues as the “Jon Lovitz Comedy Club,” the “Infusion Lounge,” iFly indoor skydiving and mechanical bull-riding at “Saddle Ranch Chop House.” Continue reading