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  1. Introduction
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  3. Celebrating New Year becomes pop-cultural celebrity
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New Year's Eve is a day that people celebrate the end of the year gone by and welcomes a new year (Mercer (34). There are mixed feeling amongst the people all over the word. Most people will experience a state of nostalgia by reflecting on the incidences and events that happened in the lives all through the past twelve months. In addition, most people will start to think about some of the resolutions they will put in place to ensure that their new year is better than the past one. There are varied ways that people usher in a new year. Moreover, there are some countries that do not celebrate their new year as others; it depended with the calendar that is in use in a particular nation. New Year has now become a worldwide celebration with so much anticipation and expectations put in line to mark the day (Mercer, 26).

People all around the world start counting down the New Year day before the clock ticks midnight. They will count all through the last sixty seconds and cheer when the New Year begins. People will tend to hug, jump and wish their friends a ?Happy and prosperous New Year and sing along various songs designed for such a day. New Year is a historical celebration that has become a pop cultural celebrity in almost all nations in the world (Mercer, 44). It comprises of so many memories and resolutions. This paper discusses how New Year has become a pop cultural celebration in the world through the influence for internet and social media.

[...] This tradition has been in existence since the early 1900s. In Brazil, the celebrations include wearing white clothes on the material day and jumping over the seven ocean waves and also throwing flowers into the sea. In countries like Chile, people mark the day by taking a spoonful of lentils and putting money in their shoes at midnight as a belief that this will result to prosperity for the coming year. Some, who tend to be daring, spend the night at the graveyards to mark the New Year with their deceased family and friends. [...]


[...] Through the internet and social media, too many messages are passed with so many wishes made. In addition, people are able to follow up what is happening all over the world. This is my essay, and my hope is that you have learned more about the New Year and know how it became a pop-cultural celebration. Work Cited Brunner, Borgna. "New Year's Traditions." Infoplease. Infoplease Sept Web Nov Lovelace, Marline, Marline Lovelace, Diana Hamilton, and Catherine Spencer. New Year Fireworks. Chatswood, N.S.W: Harlequin Mills & Boon Print. [...]


[...] Celebrating New Year becomes pop-cultural celebrity Introduction New Year's Eve is a day that people celebrate the end of the year gone by and welcomes a new year (Mercer (34). There are mixed feeling amongst the people all over the word. Most people will experience a state of nostalgia by reflecting on the incidences and events that happened in the lives all through the past twelve months. In addition, most people will start to think about some of the resolutions they will put in place to ensure that their new year is better than the past one. [...]


[...] This paper discusses how New Year has become a pop cultural celebration in the world through the influence for internet and social media. Body Celebrations of the New Year has not started recently, the first celebration is dated back to 2000 B.C in Mesopotamia (Mercer, 48). It was marked on mid-March and was celebrated during the time of the vernal equinox. Various ancient cultures also tied a varied of other dates to the seasons. The Egyptian, Persians and Phoenicians made history by celebrating the New Year eve with the fall equinox and on the other hand the Greeks decided to celebrate it during the winter solstice. [...]

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