The first day of the Georgian calendar year has grand celebrations taking place throughout the world. New Year's Eve and the night of December 31 have shows, events, and parties lined up for young and old. New Year day on January 1 marks the beginning of another year with new resolutions and happiness. It is time to wave back 2015, and welcome 2016 with pomp and show. There are many activities taking place on this day starting the traditional households who offer prayers and exchange gifts.
New Year day celebrations
New Year festivities, ritual, and customs form an important part on the first day of the year. New Year bells ring at the stroke of midnight on December 31. People indulge in remembrance of the previous year and all that they intend to do in the upcoming year. New Year resolutions are an activity favorite among young couples and teens. They pledge to do things that they could not in the previous year. Family reunions, feasts, dinner, cake cutting, and outings are some of the ways that people welcome New Year day.
In India, the cities of Goa, Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Kolkata, and Andaman has fireworks show, night parties in clubs, and cruises. Entertainment concerts and shows are organized and announced much early for residents and tourists to make their bookings.
Children find their bags filled with gifts and wishes from the elders. They enjoy this winter day with fun visiting the zoos and theme parks with parents. Picnics and sports tournaments are other popular ways of celebrating the day. The cities in India come live with lights and live performances. New Year day travel plans are made by many couples and families to make the most of their holiday. New Year Day in India brings back the charm of Christmas.