In pictures: Hogmanay celebrations across Scotland.

People singing Auld Lang's Syne during New Year at the Tron, Edinburgh 1964.

People singing Auld Lang's Syne during New Year at the Tron, Edinburgh 1964.

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FROM incredible firework displays to bone-chilling Loony Dooks - Scotland hosts some of the world’s best New Year celebrations every year.

Take a look through The Scotsman archives at Scottish Hogmanay celebrations over the years.

Revellers in a party mood at the Edinburgh Hogmanay street party in Princes Street, in 2001. Picture: Ian Rutherford.

Revellers in a party mood at the Edinburgh Hogmanay street party in Princes Street, in 2001. Picture: Ian Rutherford.

Hogmanay revellers at Tron Kirk Edinburgh 1959.

Hogmanay revellers at Tron Kirk Edinburgh 1959.

People queue up to buy their New Year drinks at Fairbairns off-licence in Albert Street Leith, in December 1971.

People queue up to buy their New Year drinks at Fairbairns off-licence in Albert Street Leith, in December 1971.

Engineer Archie Cunningham prepares to bring in the Edinburgh New Year by himself inside the Balmoral hotel clock on Hogmanay, December 1991.

Engineer Archie Cunningham prepares to bring in the Edinburgh New Year by himself inside the Balmoral hotel clock on Hogmanay, December 1991.

Customers queue outside Mr Munro's shop at Brandon Terrace in Edinburgh stocking up for Hogmanay.

Customers queue outside Mr Munro's shop at Brandon Terrace in Edinburgh stocking up for Hogmanay.

George Square Hogmanay -1990

George Square Hogmanay -1990

Members of the public wearing fancy dress enter the water as they join around 1,000 New Year swimmers, many in costume, in front of the Forth Rail Bridge during the annual Loony Dook Swim in the River Forth on January 1, 2014 in South Queensferry Picture: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Members of the public wearing fancy dress enter the water as they join around 1,000 New Year swimmers, many in costume, in front of the Forth Rail Bridge during the annual Loony Dook Swim in the River Forth on January 1, 2014 in South Queensferry Picture: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

A member of the Loch Lomond water ski club takes to the chilly waters for their annual fancy dress New Year's Day event at Loch Lomond on January 1, 2009. Photo: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images.

A member of the Loch Lomond water ski club takes to the chilly waters for their annual fancy dress New Year's Day event at Loch Lomond on January 1, 2009. Photo: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images.

1876:  Celebrating New Year's eve in Edinburgh.  Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images.

1876: Celebrating New Year's eve in Edinburgh. Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images.

Police constable Lee Dingsdale receives a kiss from Aiden Cooper as revellers take to Princes Street to celebrate New Year on December 31, 2008 in Edinburgh, Scotland. Picture: eff J Mitchell/Getty Images.

Police constable Lee Dingsdale receives a kiss from Aiden Cooper as revellers take to Princes Street to celebrate New Year on December 31, 2008 in Edinburgh, Scotland. Picture: eff J Mitchell/Getty Images.

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