New Year traditions in Europe

Cotechino with lentils and polenta, a popular New Year’s dish in Italy.

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MY DENMARK DIARY. As 2012 comes to an end, there will be a lot of celebration in the air. The writer will be taking part in a number of New Year “rituals” with her friends in Denmark, some quite amusing.

All over Europe, New Year is celebrated with unique traditions that vary from country to country, from one region to another. Studying in an International class, I have come to learn that New Year celebration is different in Germany, Denmark or Spain.

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