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New Years Eve

27. 5. 2012

New Year's Eve is the last day of the year, is on December 31. In many countries, New Year's Eve is celebrated at evening social gatherings, where many people dance, eat, drink alcoholic beverages, and watch or light fireworks to mark the new year. The celebrations generally go on past midnight into January 1.

Today, Western countries usually celebrate this day with a party which ends with a group countdown to midnight. Party hats, noisemakers, fire crackers and drinking champagne are fairly common during this holiday.

Many towns also have fireworks shows or other noisy ways to start the new year. Many places are well known for their New Year's Eve celebrations.

New Year's Eve is also a work holiday in some countries.