GET your resolutions ready and, in many cases, prepare for an almighty hangover – New Year’s Day is here.Here’s everything you need to know about the worldwide celebrations to kickstart 2018.This year New Year’s Day falls on Monday, January 1.It is celebrated the night before with drinks, parties and fireworks across 24 different time zones.Samoa, Tonga and Kiritimati, part of the 33 Kiribati islands in the Pacific Ocean Polynesian Traingle, were the first places to welcome the new year at 10am UK time on New Year’s Eve.American Samoa and Baker Island in the United States of America are among the last to mark the end of the 12-months of the year.Monday January 1 is a bank holiday for UK residents.Here’s how to say Happy New Year in 16 languages:Chinese Mandarin – Xin Nian Kuai Le – (pronounced sheen nian kwai luh)Chinese Cantonese – San Nin Fai Lok – (pronounced san knee fy lock)Czech – Sťastný nový rokDanish – Godt nytårDutch – Gelukkig nieuwjaarFinnish – Hyvää uutta vuottaFrench Bonne annéeGerman – Frohes neues JahrItalian – Felice anno nuovoJapanese (pre-midnight) – 良いお年を – Yoi otoshi oJapanese (after midnight) – 明けましておめでとうございます – Akemashite omedetou gozaimasuNorwegian – Godt nytt årPolish – Szczesliwego Nowego RokuPortuguese – Feliz Ano NovoRussian – S novym godomSpanish – Feliz año nuevoSwedish – Gott nytt årWelsh – Blwyddyn… Read full this story
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