When Is New Year

When is New Year’s Day

January 1st is regarded as the New Year's Day as it is the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar.

Importance of the New Year’s Day

 Most countries follow the Gregorian calendar as their main calendar, and the New Year's Day is truly a public holiday across the globe. As the New Year starts at 00:00 hrs, there are celebrations all over and fireworks light up the sky!

January 1st on the Julian calendar is January 14th on the Gregorian one; on this date, many Eastern Orthodox Churches celebrate their own New Year’s Day.

American Observances