What if we told you that “New Year” was not celebrated every January 1st?
Keep reading to discover more curious facts about New Year.
- The New Year celebration was started by the Mesopotamians. The first one took place back in 2000 BC, ages ago.
- Romans used to celebrate the New Year on March 1st. There still celebrating the eve in winter and summer, according to their culture.
- Roman Catholic Church decided to celebrate the New Year on the 1st of January every year, according to Georgian Calendar.
- The name of the month “January” comes from a two-faced god named Janus. He has one face looking front and another face looking back.
- Denmark people throw dishes at the doorsteps of other people to wish them new friends for the new year.
- New Years is not called New Years in Belgium. They call it Sint Sylvester Vooranvond.
- January is statistically the month people use to lie the most. Does this have something to do with “New Year Resolutions List”?
Every tradition people used to follow comes with a whole interesting story behind it. Whether your tradition is at NVC, we are sure that you will keep putting your heart and soul into all your projects for this year.