Presentation on theme: " Country- India Capital-Delhi New Year’s Day according to the Gregorian calendar (January 1) is one of the most popular occasions in India. People."— Presentation transcript:
New Year’s Day according to the Gregorian calendar (January 1) is one of the most popular occasions in India. People in all parts of India dress colorfully and indulge in fun filled activities such as singing, playing games, dancing, and attending parties. Night clubs, movie theatres, resorts, restaurants and amusement parks are filled with people of all ages.
Larger cities such as Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore and Chennai organize live concerts which are attended by Bollywood stars and other well- known personalities. Large crowds gather to attend such shows, while some individuals prefer to celebrate with their close friends and family members.
The idea is to wave goodbye to the year gone- by and welcome the New Year in the hope that it will invite truckloads of happiness and joy in everyone’s life. The New Year signifies that the time has arrived to bid farewell to the by-gone year and to welcome the New Year.
Traditionally, the New Year was celebrated on the first of March every year. However, this date was switched to January 1 as it is considered to have a more religious significance. With the growth of the western culture across the globe, New Year’s Day on January 1 in the Gregorian calendar has been one of India’s many celebrations.
There are different opinions as to when New Year’s Day that falls on January 1 in the Gregorian calendar was first celebrated in India. Some say that it was observed when the British colonized India while others say that its popularity bloomed only after the 1940s. This day is celebrated in the family holiday meal. Morning children with closed eyes waiting to disappoint him, so that they can enjoy traditional treats.
This day is celebrated in the family holiday meal. Morning children with closed eyes waiting to disappoint him, so that they can enjoy traditional treats.
prepared by Narek Gevorgyan 6-1 grade New School