A Reflection of New Year’s day

New Year’s day is observed on January 1, the first day of the Modern Gregorian Calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
As a date in the Gregorian calendar of the Christendom, New Year’s Day liturgically marked the feast of the naming and circumcision of Jesus.
This is a Christian celebration in accordance with Jewish tradition, when on the 8th day after his birth; Jesus was formally given his name.
 In the present with most countries now using the Gregorian calendar, New Year’s Day is celebrated as a public holiday with framework at the stroke of midnight as the New Year starts in each time zone.
Other traditions include New Year’s resolution, phone calls or text messages to friends and family members. 
1st January is also the polar bear plunge day.
This is an event to raise money for charitable organizations.
The participants enter a body of water despite the low temperature.
In Canada, the “Polar bear Swims” are usually held to celebrate the New Year.
In Netherlands, every New Year day’s around 10,000 people dive collectively into icy-cooled Sea.

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