History Behind the New Year Holiday from PBS LearningMedia


New Years Day | All About the Holidays

3, 2, 1, Happy New Year! On January 1st around the world, people celebrate the end of one year and the beginning of the next. Some people make resolutions for the new year or attend parties to celebrate. How do other cultures celebrate the new year?

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