New Year's Day
New Year's Day is the first day of the new year. On the modern Gregorian calendar, it is celebrated on January 1.
Where :
All Over South Korea
When :
1 st January
More Details :
In South Korea, the most popular way of celebrating New Year's Day is to travel to Jung dong jin, the place on the peninsula where the Sun can first be seen each day. New Year's was mostly celebrated March 1st on the old Roman calendar. In 153 BC, the celebration was moved to January 1st because that was the date that Roman consuls, after whom years were named and numbered, were selected.
Images :
References :
Wikipedia : New Year's Day
See the dates on which New Year's Day is celebrated :

New Year's Day

Year Month Day Day of Week
2005 January 01 Saturday
2006 January 01 Sunday
2007 January 01 Monday
2008 January 01 Tuesday
2009 January 01 Thursday
2010 January 01 Friday
2011 January 01 Saturday
2012 January 01 Sunday
2013 January 01 Tuesday
2014 January 01 Wednesday
2015 January 01 Thursday
Related Holidays :
New Year's Day March 1st Movement Liberation Day Memorial Day National Foundation Day
Seollal Chuseok Childrens Day Buddha's Birthday Christmas
South Korea Holidays List
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