ESSAY ON NEW YEAR
Happy new year 2018
The new year is celebrated all over the world with great enthusiasm and fun. Earlier, it was a Roman calendar which was having only ten months and designated 1st march as the new year. In the Gregorian calendar, there are 12 months in every year and the new year falls on January 1st which is widely accepted and celebrated the festival.
It is a special day for the people as this day is the beginning of the new year and they welcome the upcoming year in their own way. People start the preparations for the new year celebration many days earlier. People buy new clothes, gifts and many new things from the market. Shops are full of the crowd on these days. On the midnight of 31st December and on 1st January there is a celebration of New Year in India and all over the world. After the Christmas celebration people wait for the 31st night, that is the day when we recall’s all the good and bad memories of whole Year and say goodbye to the going year and welcoming the new year. People celebrate this day with music and dance. Children’s are very happy on this as they get lots of gifts and good food to enjoy the new year party.
Though different communities celebrate their new year on different days according to their calendar. But then to everyone celebrates the new year on 1st January and this is a festival for all the community people. And people spread the joy and happiness in nature. A large number of American citizens in the country celebrate the new year’s eve with lots of parties, events and the final new year fireworks at midnight. There is a special gathering organized in the public square of many cities in the united states. Some people also kiss their spouse/lover at midnight to welcome the new year
The new year tree is made, it is a unique thing for children and adults, is the object that can be seen in every house during the holiday. The whole family takes participation in decorating a tree, with toys, candles and different New Year Lights. children consider a tree to be mysteries because the Russian Santa Clause hides the presents under this tree. I love this eve. Many days before there is a preparation of cakes for the new year, in the parties, there is a new year cake cutting ceremony at midnight. This way people enjoy the parties and celebrate the new year festival.
Facts about New Year
- The earliest known new year celebrations were in Mesopotamia and date back to 2000 B.C.
- The Gregorian calendar, which marks January 1st as the new year, is adopted by the Roman Catholic Church.
- Chinese new year is celebrated the second full moon after the winter solstice.
- Jewish new year is called Rosh Hashanah. Apples and Honey are the traditionally eaten.
- In ancient Rome the new year began on March 1st.