Willkakuti

Willkakuti

The Willkakuti or return of the sun is celebrated on June 21st in the pre-inca ruins of Tiwanaku. This ritual is known as the Aymara new year. The return of the sun symbolizes the reception of renewed cosmic energies and also the beginning of the new agriculture cycle.

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New Year in Bosnia and Herzegovina

New Year in Bosnia and Herzegovina

The New Year in Bosnia and Herzegovina is celebrated with special songs, greetings as well as gifts. There are celebrations and festivals on the eve of New Year and the country provides its own styles. There is huge fireworks display on New Year in Bosnia and Herzegovina. There are many different activities in Bosnia and Herzegovina that people indulge in during the New Year time.

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New Year in Brazil

New Year in Brazil

Brazilian New Year is one of the most traditionally celebrated festival for the people living there. New Year in Brazil is known as Ano Nove (Portuguese) but is more popularly known as Revillion. It is celebrated on January 1 as per the Gregorian Calendar.

New Year is the time when people from various parts of the world like to celebrate it in Brazil. Pubs, party halls, clubs, beaches and even roads are thronged with people.

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Bulgarian New Year

Bulgarian New Year

This is another New Year's custom, expressing young girls' eagerness to get married and enjoy a happy family life. Ladouvane is a maidens' rite performed on the day before New Year only in Western Bulgaria, the Central Balkan Range and in some regions along the Danube River.

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New Year In Cambodia

New Year In Cambodia

Cambodian New Year or the Chaul Chnam Thmey (New Year in Khmer-Cambodian language) is celebrated for three days. According to the Gregorian Calendar, it falls on April 13th or 14th . New Year in Cambodia represents the end of the harvesting season.

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New Years Eve in Chile

New Years Eve in Chile

Chile has highly splendid and magnificent New Year celebrations. The New Years Eve in Chile is simply pleasurable, much supported by the pleasant climatic conditions. When most part of the world is under extreme cold conditions during New year's time, Chile has a comparatively pleasantly warm weather, which offers a respite to all those who have been otherwise skipping their New Year celebrations on the grounds of unsupportive cold weather.

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New Year in China

New Year in China

If you are in China at the time of New Year you will hear people wishing you Gung Hay Fat Choy. Don't get worried, it is Happy New Year in Chinese.

New Year celebrations is a grand event of China. New Year festivities lasts for one month in China. Chinese New Year is also called Spring festival. It begins from the middle of the last month of the year and ends up in the first month of the new year. These last day celebrations in China is called Lantern Festival.

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New Year in Colombia - Traditions and Customs

New Year in Colombia - Traditions and Customs

New Year is considered as a very prominent and special time by the natives of Colombia. Colombia is considered as a country with a blend of different rich customs, and traditions, which are pretty perceptible by the way with which people in Colombia engage and celebrate New Year. Colombia, which is situated in the northwest part of South America, celebrates its New Year in accordance to the Georgian calendar, i.e. on January 1.

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New Year Traditions in Cyprus

New Year Traditions in Cyprus

January 1st is an important date in both Greece and Cyprus because it is not only the first day of the New Year but it is also Saint Basils Day.

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New year in Ecuador

New year in Ecuador

New Year in Ecuador is as much about the Old Year as the new. Effigies are made of old clothes stuffed with newspaper and adorned with a mask. These are known as the "Año Viejos" or Old Years, and are burnt at midnight on New Year's Eve. The idea is to leave any negativity or problems behind in the old year and start afresh.

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