Monday, 2 January 2017

NEW YEAR AROUND THE WORLD

New Year is the time when a new calendar year begins. Not everyone celebrates New Year's Day on the 1st of January. People from different countries, cultures and religions celebrate it in different dates. 

  • China and Vietnam: between 21st January and 21st February.
  • Indonesia has two New Year celebrations — the official one on January 1st and another on the Islamic New Year (this date varies from year to year).
  • The Russian Orthodox Church: on January 14th.
  • In Vietnam the new year usually begins in February.
  • Iran celebrates New Year's Day on March 21st.
  • Each of the religious groups in India has its own date for the beginning of the year. One Hindu New Year, Baisakhi, comes sometime in April or May.
  • The people in Morocco observe the beginning of the year on the tenth day of Muharram, the first month of the Islamic year.
  • The Koreans celebrate their New Year on the day of the second new moon after winter solstice. 
  • Cambodian New Year is on 13th or 14th April. 
  • Ethiopia: on September 11th.

Watch this video and discover New Year's celebrations from around the world.



2 comments:

  1. Hi Mary i'm Spencer from class 6B.
    I like this video.
    Goodbye.

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  2. HAPPY NEW YEAR. I'M TONY FOR CLASS 6A I DON'T LIKE THIS SONG BUT HAPPY NEW YEAR BYEBYE

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