The festival New Year, also known as Shogatsu, will be celebrated on 1st January in 2012 in Japan.
New Year is celebrated on 1st January and in 2012 New Year will be celebrated on 1st Sunday of January. Countries like Malaysia, Republic Of Korea, Singapore, United States, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany and India also celebrate New Year with great fervor and refer to it as Shogatsu in Japan.New Year is one of the most popular festivals in United States and is also called New Year's Eve.
In some other countries Shogatsu is also referred to as Chap Goh Mei, Chun Jie, Jour Des Étrennes, Lunar New Year, New Years Eve, Revillion, Seollal and Silvester.
New Year dates 2012 around the world:
Revillion Brazil 2012Silvester Germany 2012Chap Goh Mei Malaysia 2012Jour Des Étrennes Canada 2012New Years Eve United States 2012Chun Jie Singapore 2012Jour Des Étrennes France 2012Lunar New Year China 2012