Use this puzzle activity from the Encyclopaedia Britannica to learn about New Year. People around the world celebrate the start of a year on New Year's Day. It is one of the oldest holidays. In the Western cultures of Europe, North America, South America and Australia most people celebrate New Year's Day on 1 January. People of other places and cultures observe the new year at other times depending on their different calendars. The Chinese New Year, for example, is celebrated for a month beginning in late January or early February.
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