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New Years Day

New Year's day occurs every January 1rst. It celebrates the coming of a new year to Spain.

Celebration\ Observance

Traditionally celebrated with lots of blasting fireworks and sparklers, this holiday is a joyful one. Many people get the day off since it is a national one.

History

This holiday started way back in Roman times, but was changed to January 1rst with the change in a more accurate calendar. It was always debated when the new year should officially start, but the 1rst of January seemed like the right fit.