New Year’s Eve is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian and Julian calendars. During the pre-Christian Rome, the day was dedicated to Janus, the god of gateways, and beginnings.

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The early Roman calendar designated March 1 as the new year. The calendar had just ten months, beginning in March. That the new year once began with the month of March is still reflected in some of the names of the months.

The New Year was first celebrated on January 1 in Rome in 153 BC. In was the day new consuls in Rome took office and Romans had commonly used the name of the two consuls to identify a year.

Most nations in Asia celebrate this holiday as the rest of the world. However, some of them also have their own New Year’s celebrations – usually attached to their own traditional calendar system.

New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year which occurs on December 31 six days after Christmas Day. New Year’s Eve in Asia is not such a big attraction in many Asian countries and things like countdown and fireworks at the midnight are likely uncommon.

However, in larger cities, you might see some amazing light effects.

Beijing canceled most New Year celebrations in the city due to safety concerns. However, there are a lot of New Year’s parties across the country.
In Japan, traditional activities on New Year’s Eve include watching the popular music program “kohaku uta gassen” on television and visiting a shrine or temple around midnight.
In Seoul, there is a large fireworks display throughout the city in order to celebrate New Years in South Korea.
In Bali, Indonesia – Since Bali is a popular destination for tourists, New Year is celebrated on the beaches and streets. This usually attracts plenty of locals and tourists.