New Year Celebrations
is celebrated in the month of January. It basically marks the
beginning of a new year and the end of an old year. It is usually
held on the 1st of January every year. New Year Celebrations in
Indonesia is celebrated with great pomp and gaiety like any other
country of the world. This day is observed as public holiday,
hence all the schools, colleges, offices and other institutions
remains closed on this day. In Indonesian language it is known as
Tahun Baru Masehi.
On the 1st day of New Year, the people mostly prefer to spend time
with their friends and family. Being a pubic holiday in the
Republic, you can see them thronging the cinema halls of the
restaurants of the city. They spend the day eating and drinking
and visiting some of the major tourist attractions of the city.
During the evenings, the people go to the pubs and discos to enjoy