New year in Canada
In Canada, the New Year is celebrated with the same fervor as anywhere in the world. It is considered a social holiday in Canada. People are looking forward to this day with the funky midnight celebration that shakes their loot on some fast tracks.
People from all over the world visit such famous places as Taranto and Montreal where many fireworks and dance performances are organized. Several hamlet programs such as magic shows, sporting events and music performances are held throughout the country. In some places in Canada, people celebrate the New Year by catching fish by making a hole in the ice. They drink and enjoy the night of December 31st.
Facts related to Canada’s New Year Celebration:
- Some people plan their New Year holidays in Canada, while others go skiing, snowboarding and some of Canada’s major winter sports.
- Many people say goodbye to the old year, at a social gathering of family and friends.
- Beautiful fireworks and dance and music shows elucidate the entire region. Most parts of the country are adorned with colorful and eye-catching lights.
- This is the part of the year where you will find most clubs, bars and hotels filled with visitors.
In addition to all these, there are many other traditions associated with the celebration of the New Year. People of all ages in some parts of Canada practice swimming polar bears, which is considered a factor of prosperity and luck.
In Canada, it is traditional to applaud loudly at night, which is done to get rid of any evil spirit of the house.
- In some places, people believe that kissing at midnight on New Year’s Day will develop a relationship of grace.
- Taking pea soup on your back on New Year’s Day is also part of the traditions followed in most of Canada.
- Most people greet each other by exchanging gifts, which is one of the attractive ways to show your love and affection to your loved ones and loved ones.