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  • I am European : Christmas

    24 25.00%
  • I am European : New Year

    15 15.63%
  • I am North American : Xmas

    29 30.21%
  • I am North American : New Year

    7 7.29%
  • I am Latin American : Xmas

    0 0%
  • I am Latin American : New Year

    1 1.04%
  • I am Asian : Xmas

    7 7.29%
  • I am Asian : New Year

    7 7.29%
  • I am Australian/New Zelander : Xmas

    3 3.13%
  • I am Australian/New Zelander : New Year

    1 1.04%
  • Other country : Xmas

    1 1.04%
  • Other country : New Year

    1 1.04%
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Thread: Is Christmas or New Year more important for you ?

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    I love them both. Christmas is important because it brings holidays and an excuse to meet and wish your family and friends. Christmas inspires us to leave all our sorrows and bad things behind and move on with new enthusiasm in new year. New year bring a new beginning with it. We make resolutions and wishes for new year.

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    Hi Atul. What calendar(s) are used in India in everyday life? Is there any Hindu calendar in use too?
    Be wary of people who tend to glorify the past, underestimate the present, and demonize the future.

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    Being raised in a Christian country, with the Christian culture, Christmas has always been the most important for me, but not for religious reasons. For me, Christmas is when the family comes together to enjoy each others company. There is joy in seeing wonderment in the eyes of the little children when gifts are given and pleasure in their excitement. The New Year is just another measurement of time reminding me of my own mortality and the fact that I won't see a lot more New Years.

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    We usually celebrate Christmas more than NY in our family. And there are more Christmas traditions that are observed in our family.

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    Christmas is more for extended-family gathering, and we have a large dinner, and exchange presents at midnight. Not once in my life have we ever waited until the morning to open gifts. I have a lot of cousins around my age, and when we were small someone would usually dress up as Santa Claus and hand out gifts. Christmas day, we would go to another relative's house and have another big dinner.

    For New Year's, I spend the earlier part of the day with my family, and have yet another large dinner. But by 7:30 pm, I meet up with friends, and either go to a party or a night club/bar and watch the ball drop on TV. I don't live far from Time Square, but it seems way too hectic to travel to NYC for that event.

    I think I like Christmas better, even though I might have more fun on New Year's.

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    I have no urge whatsoever to be at Times Square during the ball drop bc
    a) I'm not a fan of that area. Advertisements galore plus New York City is overrated to begin with.
    b) I'm not open to freezing by butt off while not being able to go anywhere else due to the crowd and listening to music I don't care about.

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    Happy New Year

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    Both really and why not. I spend chrismas with family and new years eve with friends somewhere in London

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    In Russia, do they celebrate New Years, then Christmas in January? Then they have their Julian Calendar New Years a week after their Julian Calendar Christmas. So they celebrate one New Year's Day and Christmas Day, with the option of celebrating an extra Christmas and an extra New Year's Day.

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    Personally, Yalda/Nardugan is more important then both (21st December)

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    for me Christmas is definitely more important, it's like a magical tradition and family tradition. but also I like NY as a great chance to party!! it's like everyone's B-day :))

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    1 members found this post helpful.
    Happy 2021: Things can only get better

    https://imgur.com/a/2qIJhG3

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    Quote Originally Posted by Duarte View Post
    Happy 2021: Things can only get better

    https://imgur.com/a/2qIJhG3
    thanks Duarte, Happy New Year to you too,
    and to all of us that contribute to this Great Forum :)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Salento View Post
    thanks Duarte, Happy New Year to you too,
    and to all of us that contribute to this Great Forum :)
    Thank you Salento. A Happy New Year to all

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    3 members found this post helpful.
    I was never a New Year's Eve kind of person. Don't like men getting slobbery drunk around me, and it's maybe even less becoming on women, but this year I am focused more on it, hoping 2021 is better.

    Let's hope the stresses ease for all of us.


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    Happy 2021 eveyone!

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    2 members found this post helpful.
    Happy New Year to all!

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