Why Do We Celebrate New Year
Count down to the New Year no matter where you are in the world
Have you ever wondered why do we celebrate new years? New Year is the time marked by the beginning of the new calendar year and the calendar’s year count increases by one. This event is celebrated all over the world in some manner and the 1st day of January is often marked as a national holiday. Like our birthdays do, New Year’s Day gives us the opportunity to celebrate having made it through another 365 days successfully. January 1 began to be celebrated as New Year’s Day since the Julian calendar was implemented.
When is New Year’s Eve:
According to the Gregorian calendar, 31st December the last days of the year is the New Year’s Eve. In many countries the celebrations of New Year Eve are performed at social gatherings in the evening, where people eat, drink, dance and light or watch fireworks to celebrate the New Year. The partying usually goes on past midnight into January 1. New Year’s Eve celebrations also include various programs and publications on radio, television, and in newspapers, which starts in early December around the world. Year-end articles are published that review changes during the passing year. Articles on planned or expected changes in the coming year are also among the publications.
New Year is Traditionally Celebration Day
The New Year’s Eve is traditionally a religious annual celebration, but since the 1900s it has also become an event to celebrate the night of December 31. There are fireworks at midnight at the arrival of the New Year. January 1 signifies the fresh beginning of a new year after a period of remembrance of the passing year.
New Year celebration 2018:
The year 2018 was welcomed all over the world by merrymakers with all the excitement and spirit even after going through a terror laden 2017 which marked various terror attacks globally. From Sydney to Moscow, Dubai to Beijing, Paris to New York, crowds waved goodbye to 2017. Populous cities strengthened up their security for New Year’s Eve celebrations, after passing through a year in which terrorists drove Lorries into crowds in Nice and Berlin. Thousands of extra police were on duty in London and other cities. But nothing stopped excited crowds of tens of thousands of people from lining the River Thames to watch fireworks display and enjoy their New Year’s night.
In Rio de Janeiro’s Copacabana Beach, some two million people gathered to welcome the year 2018 with an incredible fireworks display, where a few thousands of police watched over the public. In Germany, a huge number of revelers celebrated New Year’s Eve with spectacular fireworks in Cologne and Berlin in the middle of tight security.