Thursday, December 31, 2015

Some New Year's Randomness

New Year's Trivia

  • In Italy, people wear red underwear on New Year’s Day to bring good luck all year long.
  • In Colombia, Cuba and Puerto Rico, some families stuff a large doll, which is called Mr. Old Year, with memories from the past year. They also dress him in clothes from the outgoing year. At midnight, he is set ablaze, thus burning away the bad memories.
  • Chinese New Year is celebrated the second full moon after the winter solstice. *2016 is the year of the Monkey.
  • The traditional New Year’s song, “Auld Lang Syne,” means, “times gone by.”

2016 Zodiac Dragons Cancer
by The Sixth Leaf Clover (DeviantArt)

Symbol of the year - 2016! Red Monkey
by Yullapa (DeviantArt)

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