The modern New Year in China is called Chuntsze, which translates as "Spring Festival", to Sinhanskoy revolution in 1911 the festival was called "New Year" – SinNyan. Bengali New Year was celebrated on a solar calendar – the holiday begins with the vernal equinox. Historically, the Hindu new year is at the end of April – early May. Now the Bengali New Year was celebrated on 21 or March 22 because of errors that have accumulated over centuries of celebration. Nowruz is also celebrated on the vernal equinox – this New Year of Iranian and Turkic peoples, as well as the people of the Baha'i.
"Nowruz" – in Persian language means "new day". Meet the Nowruz on March 21 in Iran, Central Asian republics and the Caucasus, and March 22 – in . Nowruz has arisen from the religious teachings Zoroastrianism is an ancient festival associated with agriculture. Before the holiday in homes made clear in their homes and near the homes back debts. And on New Year's table you can see the dishes of vegetable products, cakes from wheat, barley, maize and other cereals.
The most famous festive dish – it sumalak, which is prepared from germinated wheat growths. Russian New Year comes in the night on December 31. And before (before the xv century) in Russia New Year met on March 1 on the Julian calendar. But that's not all – of the xv century date of the celebration was moved to September 1 and then called on another – the first day of the year. And only in 1700 by decree of Peter I the New Year in Russia became celebrated as a Europe – with 31 on 1 January of the Julian calendar. Once the majority of European countries in the xviii century have shifted to the Gregorian calendar, the Russian New Year cease to coincide with the European. And only in 1919 already in the Soviet Union New Year has been celebrated in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. Russian desk at the corporate new year can be found on a constant salad "Olivier", champagne and mandarins. In 23 hours 55 minutes sitting head of state (not only in Russia but also in other countries where there was New Year's Eve December 31) says the outcome of this year, congratulations to all citizens. In exactly 24 hours in the Moscow Region beat the Kremlin chimes, all clink glasses with champagne, wish each other luck in the new year and make a wish. A striking character of the corporate new year 2009 is a Santa Claus, who came to us at present from ancient pagan beliefs with his granddaughter.