If you think the whole world celebrate and welcome the 2013 on January 1, sorry folks but it is not what you think. Check the different dates below when other people in this world celebrate and welcome the year 2013.
January 1, 2013 – is what the Gregorian calendar celebrates and welcomes the year 2013.
The Gregorian calendar or the Western calendar is internationally the most widely accepted civil calendar. However, for all our knowledge, not all of us follow the Gregorian calendar in welcoming the New Year. There are other parts of the world have their own calendar followed in
February 10, 2013, Chinese New Year- is the most important of the traditional Chinese holidays and it is called Spring Festival in China. The festival begins on the first day of the first month in the traditional Chinese calendar and ends with the Lantern festival on the 15th day.
March 12, 2013 – Hebrew New year. The Hebrew calendar starts from Biblical verse Exodo 12:40-41 and it says, “Now the sojourning of the children of Israel, who dwelt in Egypt, was four hundred and thirty years. And it came to pass at the end of the four hundred and thirty years, even the selfsame day it came to pass, that all the hosts of the Lord went out from the
This is the day when Moses brought the Israelites from 430 years of imprisonment in Egypt.
March 21, 2013 –Persian New Year or NORUZ (NowRuz) is a celebration in harmony with the rebirth of nature and it always begins on the first day of spring. The origin of NowRuz is unknown but it is a symbolic representation of END and REBIRTH by the ancient Iranian festival called “Farvardgan”.
April 14-15, 2013 Hindu New Year- India celebrates New Year in following the international Gregorian calendar however, the Hindu New year is mainly based on religious beliefs. In the western part of the country people celebrates New Year in the month of October.
November 3, 2013 the Hijri New Year, also known as Islamic New Year begins in the evening of November 3 and ends in the evening of November 4.
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