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New Years Day

New Year's Day in Greece celebrates the first day of the year on the Gregorian calendar. This holiday happens on January 1st each year.

Celebration\ Observance

On New Year's Day, people mostly celebrate with their friends and family members and it is common to light fireworks. Most stores are closed however railway stations, airports, and some stores in Paris will remain open.

History

This holiday was originally celebrated on March 15th on the old Roman Calendar. Later on in history the holiday was moved to January 1st in 153 BCE.