6 New Year Traditions From Around the World


Subject:
Holidays and Observances Individually , New Year

Description:
Brief description of New Year traditions for Ecuador (Años Viejo, or Years Old, when effigies of those who have made a negative impact during the year are burned), Scotland (Hogmanay), Spain (eating twelve grapes and wearing red underwear), Netherlands (eating apple fritters), American South (eating pork, black-eyed peas, and greens), and Germany and Scandinavia (watching the British comedy sketch "Dinner for One"). From the blog of Mental Floss magazine.

Creator:
Miss Cellania

Publisher:
Mantal Floss

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.mentalfloss.com/blogs/archives/10821


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