Happy New Year 2023: Happy New Year is the colloquial term given to the forceful expression of romance and indulgence. This is the celebration of the happy ending of a year and the welcome party for a new beginning of the New Year. It would not be wrong to say that New Year’s Day is probably the most celebrated day globally as most nations officially follow the Gregorian calendar.
Shakeel Anwar Updated: Jan 1, 2023 10:08 IST
Happy new year 2023
Happy New Year 2023: Happy New Year is the colloquial term given to the forceful expression of romance and indulgence. This is the celebration of the happy ending of a year and a celebration of welcoming the new beginning of the New Year. It would not be wrong to say that New Year’s Day is probably the most celebrated day globally as most nations officially follow the Gregorian calendar.
According to the Gregorian calendar, New Year’s Day was dedicated to Janus, the god of doors and beginnings by the Romans. The first month of the year, January, is named after him. Later, this date was celebrated on the occasion of the Feast of the Circumcision of Christ which took place on the eighth day of Christ’s life. Jesus Christ was born on December 25.
New Year’s Day is celebrated on different dates around the world.
- The New Year celebrated in Ethiopia is called Enkutatash. It is celebrated on September 11.
- New Year is celebrated in Cambodia on April 13 or 14, known as Chaul Chnam Thmey.
- Chinese New Year is celebrated between January 20 and February 20.
- The Japanese New Year is celebrated on January 1.
- Koreans also celebrate Solar New Year’s Day on January 1 every year, known as Sheolalfollowing the Gregorian calendar.
- The Thai New Year is celebrated on April 13 or 14 and is called Songkran in Thai language. People splash water on each other, which is considered a blessing.
- Hijri The New Year in Islamic culture is also known as the Islamic New Year. It marks the beginning of a new year of the Islamic calendar. The first day of the year is observed on the first day of Muharramthe first month of the Islamic calendar.
- The Jewish New Year is celebrated by Jews in Israel and around the world. This is known as Rosh Hashana. It always falls during September or October.
- Nepal Sambat It is the celebration of the Nepalese New Year. It coincides with the Diwali festival.
India: The land of diversity also celebrates the New Year on different dates
- Christians in India celebrate January 1 as New Year according to the Gregorian calendar.
- Marwari New Year and Gujrati New Year The celebrations coincide with the Diwali festival.
- In northern and central India the Vikram Samvat calendar is followed. According to that, New Year’s Day falls on the first day of the Chaitra Month, also known as Chaitra Shukla Pratipada or Gudi Padwa.
- The Malayalam New Year is celebrated either in the first day of the month of medam in mid-April what is known as Vishu.
- The Sikh New Year is celebrated according to the Nanakshahi calendar. New Year’s Day falls annually on what is March 14 in the Western Gregorian calendar.
- Tamil New Year is celebrated on April 13 or April 14known as Puthandu.
- Telugu New Year, known as Ugadi and Kannada New Year known as yugadi It is celebrated in the month of March.
Happy New Year 2023!!