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New Years Day

New Year's Day in Brazil honors the upcoming year on the Gregorian Calendar. It has always occurred on the 1rst of January.

Celebration\ Observance

The New Year is a national holiday, meaning that many businesses and schools get to take the day off. Traditionally it is celebrated with the blasting of fireworks the night before or at midnight to mark the exact time the new year comes.

History

New Years originally occurred on March 15th with the old Roman calendar, but was changed to January 1rst with the update of the Gregorian Calendar. Thus began the New Year, yet it was not accepted by the Roman Catholic Church until 1582.

Yearly Calendars

Provides calendars for the calendar year for Brazil.


Holiday Dates for the Year

Provides the dates for holidays for the calendar year for Brazil.


Holiday Countdown for the Year

For a count of the number of days for upcoming and past holiday dates for the calendar year for Brazil.


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