The 1 January is a day the whole world is looking forward to It marks the beginning of a new year, a fresh start and a clean slate We party all night to celebrate that the earth will complete its revolution around the sun in 365 days. p>

While several cultures celebrate January 1st as New Years Day, there are many cultures that do not, due to customs and traditions, their New Year is marked on a different day and month that sets them apart

Many cultures like Chinese, Iranians, Indians, etc have an appointed date to celebrate the new year In India, some regions have their days to celebrate the same

As we have entered the new year, you can get to know some of these new years belonging to those cultures that do not follow the Gregorian calendar

Without further ado, here are 7 cultures that will start the New Year on Jan. January did not ring in

Also known as the “Spring Festival”, the Chinese New Year is celebrated with great pomp and show not only in China, but also in Southeast Asian countries that follow the lunar calendar and the large Chinese community living abroad Year between 21 January and the 20 February and the date varies depending on the lunar calendar

This festival marks the beginning of a zodiac animal year every year.All birth years fall into these zodiac animals.They are 12 in number – rat, ox, tiger, dragon, snake, horse, goat, monkey, rooster, dog and pig.This year is the year of the ox

On this day, dumplings are eaten in Chinese households as they represent wealth The more you eat, the more money you have to get On this auspicious day, fish is also consumed as its word in Chinese sounds like the word ‘surplus”

The word “Nowruz” means “New Day” in Persian. The Iranian and Zoroastrian communities celebrate this festival. It falls on the day of the spring equinox, iche, 21 March The evening before Nowruz is called “Charshanbe Suri” and is celebrated in Iran, where people gather around campfires and burst fireworks

Before Charshanbe Suri, the evening is marked with a Halloween-like custom, where people wear costumes and go to neighborhood houses, smack spoons against bowls or other utensils, and receive delicious snacks in exchange

At Nowruz, family and friends come together and decorate a Haft-Sin table, at which they are exactly on the 21st Wait in March when the new year is approaching

In India, many states celebrate their own New Year at different times of the year. Ugadi or Gudi Padwa is celebrated in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka and Maharashtra April The Sikh New Year, also known as Baisakhi, is on April 14th Celebrated April 1st and is also known as the harvest festival Puthandu, the Tamil New Year, is also celebrated on the same day as Baisakhi, the same Poila Baishakh, the Bengali New Year

Many others that are also observed on the same days are Vishu in Kerala, Pana Sankranti in Odisha, Rongali Bihu in Assam, etc.

Muslims around the world greet the New Year in August The first of Muharram marks the beginning of the Islamic lunar calendar year They are looking for the crescent that symbolizes the arrival of the New Year unlike other New Year celebrations, this day is quietly celebrated and in special prayers are said in mosques

On this day, the story of the flight from Medina is told on the radio so that everyone else can hear and know about it

Since Sri Lanka has both Tamil and Sinhala populations, the 14th April a double celebration in the country The Sinhala New Year known as “Aluth Avurudda” coincides with Puthandu, the Tamil New Year Unlike midnight, which marks the New Year, the Sinhala counterpart depends on astrological calculations to determine the times of the new year Year to be determined

An oil lamp is lit and houses are tidied up to celebrate the festival. Local Sinhala delicacies are enjoyed and families come together for fun and games and celebrate the New Year

Indeed, these festivals really show how diverse and multicultural our world is.We hope that 2021 has many blessings to give

Happy New Year 2021, New York Time

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