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Truxal Library Special Topic Guide: New Year Celebrations around the World, January 2022

New Year Celebrations around the World

There are many cultures do not celebrate the first day of January as New Year’s Day. Due to customs and traditions, they celebrate another day and month. This Truxal Library Special Topic guide highlights five of these traditions: 

Lunar New Year Iranian New Year Indian New Year Islamic New Year Aluth Avurudda


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Fireworks festival on the eve of Korea's New Year's Day, Wikimedia Commons

General Sources about Calendars and Rituals


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