People all over the world have different styles. And since New Year is approaching, this can be easily seen, for instance, by their way of wishing their loved one. Some prefer New Year quotes, while some opt for messages. The point here is: there are different New Year’s days that is celebrated all over the world. If you do not believe, have a look.
Chinese New Year: Each year the altering date comes between January 21 and February 21. This depends on when the first lunar month’s new moon occurs. The 15-day ceremony is dubbed as “Spring Festival” and is the most essential of the traditional Chinese holidays. This year it is the Year of the Earth Pig. Festive mood will be on peak with all types of celebrations.
Islamic New Year: This is also dubbed as the Hijri New Year. It comes on the day 1 of Muharram, which is the Islamic calendar’s first month. Unique prayers are enchanted and the new moon’s appearance is recorded in mosques. This fairly Islamic New Year celebration will start August 30.
Thai New Year: This is also dubbed as the Songkran and is rejoiced from April 13–15. One of the major activities is the splashing of water. Thais throw boxes of water, garden hoses to soak each other, and even use water guns. The water is emblematic in the hopes that it will convey enough rains in the year to come. All Buddha images and statues are also cleaned for prosperity and good luck.
Ethiopian New Year: It is also dubbed as Enkutatash, which means the “gift of jewels.” This year it will start on January 1. Singing, dancing, and celebrations take place as people rejoice the festival of spring. Some cities have stunning religious celebrations even though it is not completely a religious holiday.