New Year’s Eve celebrations manifest in many different forms around the globe. Test your knowledge of New Year’s Eve festivities with the quiz below.
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Where is the televised New Year’s Eve bash in New York City held?
Millions of people gather to celebrate in New York City’s Times Square on New Year’s Eve to watch the ball drop and listen to bands perform.
Typically in the U.S. many New Year’s Eve parties are formal. In South America, it’s tradition to wear:
South Americans wear brightly-colored underwear for good luck on New Year’s Eve. Various colors help with different things, like red for love.
Which food is eaten in Spain to promote good luck at midnight on New Year’s Eve?
In Spain, handfuls of grapes are eaten to bring people luck in the New Year.
People in which country celebrate the New Year by jumping off chairs?
The Dutch believe in jumping off chairs for good luck.
In which country are bamboo sticks hung in doorways to promote prosperity?
In Japan, families hang bamboo in doorways because they symbolize growth and prosperity.
When is the Chinese New Year?
Chinese and Taiwanese people celebrate the New Year according to the Lunar Calendar.
What is a New Year’s celebration traditionally called in Scotland?
Scots celebrate Hogmanay for New Year’s. It’s a very big holiday where people exchange gifts and used to fire guns at midnight.
In Italy, this type of bread symbolizes hope and prosperity for New Year:
Sliced panetonne is thought to bring hope and prosperity.
In Finland, people see shapes to determine their next year’s fortune in a bowl of water with:
People cast molten tin in water and search for shapes and figures to reveal their next year’s fortune.
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