January 1 has always been a significant day for almost everyone across the world. On this first day of the year many people attempt to forget their bad experiences and start things afresh with a new bunch of resolutions and promises.
As we bid adieu to 2018, take out time to wish your friends, family, neighbours and colleagues a very happy new year by sending some hearty ‘Happy New Year’ wishes quotes, messages, WhatsApp status, wallpaper, theme and images that can help you kick start a new conversation with your loved ones in the new year.
Japanese go to temples to ring in the New Year and many traditional events will be celebrated on the first day of the year.
Australia’s largest city Sydney will put on its biggest-ever fireworks display to welcome the New Year and kick off a wave of celebrations for billions around the world though Sydney’s lord mayor, Clover Moore, has called ticketed New Year’s Eve events around the city’s harbour an “outrageous” money-making exercise by the state government.
In Hong Kong Glittering fireworks will be sent skyward from five barges floating in Victoria Harbour in a 10-minute display which will be enjoyed by 300,000 people on the foreshore.
In many countries such as Paris, Berlin, London, Edinburgh they will celebrate the New year’s Eve with concert, music and fireworks.
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