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The New Year celebration is the oldest of all holidays and it was first observed in ancient Babylon about 4000 years ago. In the years around 2000 BC, the Babylonian New Year began with the first New Moon (actually the first visible crescent) after the Vernal Equinox (first day of spring) and the celebrations were lasted for eleven days. In ancient Egypt, New Year was celebrated near the end of September when River Nile flooded. For many years the Romans celebrated New Year on the first of March.

Traditionally, the day has been observed as a religious feast, but in modern times the arrival of the New Year has also become an occasion for spirited celebration and the making of personal New Year resolutions, parades and additional sporting events. There are often Fire works at midnight. Depending on the country, individuals may be allowed to burn fireworks, even if it is forbidden the rest of the year. In allmost all countries that use the Gregorian calender, (with the exception like Israel) New Year's Day is a Public Holiday.

New Year day is an occasion of universal celebration. It is the time to hope best from the coming year. People reflect upon their past and rectify all their mistakes. It is observed with same spirit and enthusiasm in most of the countries. The time and celebration of New Year varies from region and religion across the world.

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