It’s the first day of the New Year! The tradition of
celebrating New Year’s Day began over 4,000 years ago in ancient
Babylon. During that era, the calendar changed over on the first day of
spring. In 153 BC, the Roman Senate changed the date for New Year's to
Today, New Year's Day signifies a time of new beginnings and
resolutions. There are many traditions and festivals that take place on
New Year's Day around the world. In California, people decorate
carriages with flowers during the Tournament of Roses Parade in order to
celebrate the ripening of the orange crop. In the Netherlands, people
eat donuts because they believe it will bring them good fortune.
Making New Year’s resolutions is another popular tradition found around the world. Decide what yours will be and send free eCards for New Year’s to share your best wishes for the year ahead! Happy New Year!
I need to be in the netherlands.Lol
Happy New Year. Thanks for the facts.
I knew I should have eaten a donut ! Darn it !
Neat facts! Thank you for sharing :)
**I'm going to have to remember the Netherlands' tradition, lol**
Happy New Year!!
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