Our presentation is about New Year and it’s celebration in different countries, as it’s the next/coming huge and popular holiday in Ukraine and all around the world.
"Happy New Year!" That greeting will be said and heard for at least the first couple of weeks as a new year gets under way. The celebration of the new year is the oldest of all holidays. It was first observed in ancient Babylon about 4000 years ago. The tradition of New Year's resolutions dates back to the early Babylonians. The early Babylonian's most popular resolution was to return borrowed farm equipment. Popular modern resolutions include promises to lose weight or quit smoking.
New Year celebrations are done globally and each country prides in observing the traditions of their culture. Some people feel New Year brings good luck and some pray for prosperity. Here is the New Year traditions around the World for you to explore the different customs practiced worldwide.
Celebration in Ukraine
Where do you prefer to celebrate New Year in Ukraine???
…in cold or hot countries???
We start our presentation about celebration in cold countries.
In 1984 United Nations Organization has announced that Finland is officially the land of Santa Clause. You can send your letters to Santa Clause on address: Finland, 96930, Polar Circle.
Traditions in Finland Remarkable among the various New Year Traditions in Finland is the custom of foreseing the future by casting molten tin into a container of water and interpreting the shape the metal takes after hardening. A heart or ring shape means a wedding, a ship foretells of a travel and a pig shape signifies plenty of food.
The habit of taking a bath in the sauna is a very old and important New Year's Eve tradition of Finland. There is a custom to go to the sauna on New Year's Eve after preparing the house for the New... [continues]
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