The new year in various cultures


Based on Wikipedia in spanish (http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Año_Nuevo), I share here this interesting list of New Year celebration in various cultures.

– The ethiopians celebrate Enkutatash on September 11.
– We Tripantu, The Mapuche new year on 24 June.
– The Aymara New Year is celebrated every June 21.
– The Inti Raymi, Inca new year is every winter solstice, celbrated on 24 June.
– In the diacordan calendar (Canada), the new year is celebrated on 47 of the month Vetriota, in the Gregorian calendar would be the July 8.
– The Mexica celebrate Yancuic Xihuitl on March 11.
– Jews celebrate Rosh Hashanah in September.
– The Muslim New Year is celebrated on 1 Muharram, without permanent assignment in the Gregorian calendar because the Muslim calendar is lunar.
– Losar, the Tibetan New Year celebration, takes place between January and early February.
– In Thailand, Cambodia, Burma and Bengal, the new year is celebrated on April 14.
– Tet, the Vietnamese New Year is celebrated by the Chinese New Year.
– The Chinese New Year is lunar. It is celebrated on the second new moon after the winter solstice boreal.
– The Hindu New Year is celebrated two days before Diwali festival in mid-November.
– Ugadi, Telugu New Year celebration is between March and April.
– Nouruz, celebration of the Iranian New Year takes place in the spring equinox (March 21, approximately).
– Naw-Ruz, the celebration of the Baha’i Faith, is performed at the srping equinox.
– The Guanches of Tenerife celebrate Beñesmer with the collection of crops (around August 15).
– The AMORC Rosicrucian celebrate the new year between March 21 and March 23, as close to the spring equinox.
– 1 Vendémiaire, celebrating New Year according to the French Republican Calendar, equivalent to 22 September.
– Samhain, New year’s celebration of Celtic neopaganism, is near to November 1.
– In the Catholic and Orthodox Churches celebrate New Year on January 1 by the Gregorian calendar.
– Some members of the Orthodox Church that kept the Julian calendar, celebrate the New Year on January 14.
– The Catholic-Vetero Church celebrate it on February 4, according to the gali-Catholic calendar.
– All Protestant churches celebrate it on January 1 by the Gregorian calendar, other Protestant movements Baptists, Jehovah’s Witnesses, Lutherans and Quakers not celebrate it.
– The Hebrew calendar starts in the month of Tishrei; because it is a lunar calendar, not the Gregorian calendar date corresponds.
– Muslims celebrate the new year on 1 Muharram, date not coincide with the Gregorian calendar, because is lunar.



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