From crazy hats and streamers to glitter and tooting horns, counting down to the New Year is a special moment throughout the world that we all celebrate in our own unique way. Are you ready for some new traditions?
Here’s some inspiration from other countries that we all should adopt for this year’s celebration.
Throughout the night, stories are told by the members of the family to show the history and legacy of the family traditions. Children wish their elders a happy new year with a deep traditional bow at midnight.
Spain and Portugal
It’s all about the feast of a suckling pig for the Austrians on New Year’s. Decorating the table with miniature pigs made of marzipan, sugar and chocolate brings good luck to all.
During the New Year’s Festival, children show respect to their parents or elders by washing their feet. In return, children receive blessings for their futures. It’s important to note that the foot is an important element in Cambodian culture.
What new tradition are you going to add to your New Year’s celebration?