New Year’s Day 2021 in Albania

New Year’s Day in Albania is observed as a national holiday by the general public and gives the opportunity to the residents to rest and recuperate from the past night activities. This day is observed with equal fervour and passion, as several families can be seen organizing family get-togethers, dinners and feasts, decorating houses, exchanging gifts and visiting relatives’ houses. This is an opportunity for families, friends and loved ones to come together and spend a good time together.

When is New Year’s Day in 2021?

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जनवरी, 2021

(शुक्रवार)

Is New Year’s Day a Public Holiday in Albania?

New Year’s Day is a public holiday for the general population according to Holidays 2021. This means, offices, colleges, schools, universities, and several other academic institutions remain closed on this day.

New Year’s Day Celebrations in Albania

New Year’s Day celebrations in Albania is marked with mouth-watering delicacies and traditional feasts such as Kadaif, a sweet, Turkish delight, Roasted Turkey with Soda Bread, Baked Meat, Baklava with dry fruits and nuts, Rakia, one of the traditional drinks consumed on New Year and much more.

Two famous traditions are followed during the New Year’s Day celebrations in Albania. One is “Hiding Albanian Lek In A Pie or Soda Bread” and the second is “Who Enters The House First”. In the first one, anyone getting a piece with a coin is believed to have a good New Year. As per the second tradition, a person entering the house with the right foot defines fate throughout the year. It is said that a little boy entering the house with his right foot brings luck and prosperity. Fireworks on this day are known to be one of the biggest parts of New Year’s Celebrations.

New Year’s Day Observances

साल सप्ताह के दिन दिनांक नाम छुट्टी का प्रकार
2019 मंगल 1 जनवरी New Year’s Day राष्ट्रीय अवकाश
2020 बुध 1 जनवरी New Year’s Day राष्ट्रीय अवकाश
2021 शुक्र 1 जनवरी New Year’s Day राष्ट्रीय अवकाश
2022 शनि 1 जनवरी New Year’s Day राष्ट्रीय अवकाश
2023 रवि 1 जनवरी New Year’s Day राष्ट्रीय अवकाश
2024 सोम 1 जनवरी New Year’s Day राष्ट्रीय अवकाश
2025 बुध 1 जनवरी New Year’s Day राष्ट्रीय अवकाश

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त्वरित तथ्य

इस वर्ष: शुक्र, 1 जनवरी 2021
अगले वर्ष: शनि, 1 जनवरी 2022
अंतिम वर्ष: बुध, 1 जनवरी 2020
प्रकार : National Holiday