Just another year is knocking at the door, everyone is curious to welcome the New Year 2019. New Year is a chance to start a new, forgetting the past. People from all regions of the world are eagerly waiting to celebrate the New Year’s Day. Well, it all starts one night before the New Year’s day, i.e. on 31st December. Otherwise called as New Year’s eve is the mostly celebrated occasion through out the world. In this article, we will discover the ways in which New Year’s day is celebrated all round the world.
Celebrations outside India
The new year’s day is the most celebrated occasion in all over the world. Australia due to its geographical location close to the international dateline, enjoys the New Year’s day first. New years Day celebration in Australia starts with heralded fireworks at the Sydney Harbour where 1 million and more people watch the fireworks. As the new year’s day is declared a public holiday in Australia, people celebrate the eve arranging small parties, champagnes and beer. Horse racing is a popular event arranged during New Year’s day.
In the United States the celebration of new year starts with colorful fireworks in Chicago. The Americans rejoice themselves by arranging parties, functions and exchanging gifts among them. Somewhere parades are observed and football matches are played.
The New Year eve fireworks light up central London every New Year’s Eve with a dazzling spectacle of pyrotechnics. Streets of London are bright fully decorated with lots of lights and parties functions are arranged. Parades are also marched to remember some of the Great personalities.
Celebrations in India
Adopted by western culture, Indians also follow the Gregorian Calendar and celebrate the new year’s day on 1st of January. In almost all the areas of India celebrate the new years Eve till midnight of 31st December and merge on with the new year’s day.
Indians wish each other on this day and gather for parties and feasts. Loud music, dance, games, favorite dishes, wine are all those make the new year’s day so special. They welcome the new year by lightning the roads, decorating the houses, bursting crackers and arranging other events. Goa, Bangalore, Mumbai, Kerala are some of the coolest places to enjoy the New Years party. Families usually love to spend time together by going for shopping, watching movies in theatres, travelling for a picnic and even cooking delicious foods in their houses.
Celebrations in Odisha
Odisha the state of rich culture and great brotherhood is never stays back when it comes to celebrate the new year’s day on 1st January every year. The party starts from the Midnight of December 31st with loud music, crackers, delicious foods and drinks. Clubs, hotels and restaurants are pre booked for the celebrations. Decorated with lights, flowers the streets look beautiful and people gather with friends and relatives to enjoy the New Year. People usually go to temples and pray for a successful year ahead. Games, movies, picnics, feasts, drink parties and functions are common during the new year’s day.
The world having billions of diversities ties up everyone in a single piece of thread through the celebration of the new years day. Although the way of celebrating varies in every region but the purpose remains the same. New Year’s day is celebrated both to Remember the past year that has provided us sweet and salty memories and to welcome a new year with all our heart.
With arriving New Year may The Almighty bless you all with prosperity, growth, health, wealth, success, love and everything you want. Wish you all a very Happy New Year 2019!