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All About the Holidays: New Year's Day

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On January 1, people around the world celebrate the end of one year and the beginning of the next. Some people make resolutions for the upcoming year, while others attend parties. How do other cultures celebrate the New Year? Part of the “All About the Holidays” series.

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Runtime: 1 minutes 47 seconds

Young adults in caps and gowns cheer and stand beneath banners that read, "College" and "High School." Caption. College and high school groups receive their diplomas.
All About the Holidays
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Grade Level: 4 - 8
Still image from: All About the Holidays: Martin Luther King Jr Day (Spanish)
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Episode 1
1 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
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All About the Holidays
Episode 2
1 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Crowd of people wearing dirndls and lederhosen cheer in foreground. Old map and portrait of nineteenth-century couple in background. Caption. The 40,000 guests had such a good time.
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Episode 3
1 minutes 28 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Closeup of a wooden Kwanzaa kinara with red, green and black candles. Heap of fruits and vegetables fills background.
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Episode 4
1 minutes 1 seconds
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Digital illustration of Jesus Christ framed by a golden halo and standing in the doorway of a tomb. Caption. Christians believe Jesus Christ came back to life.
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Episode 5
1 minutes 51 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Collage of two figures with exaggerated heads wearing Celtic costumes and standing in a field beneath a stormy sky. Bare trees scattered in background.
All About the Holidays
Episode 6
53 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
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Episode 7
58 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8

Viewer Comments

  • Tiny 20160121 094629
    Guillermo C. (Clinton, NC)
    January 27th, 2021 at 11:12 AM

    Very interesting video that teaches globally about New Year's Eve and New Year's Day around the world.