New Year in Somalia ― Date, History, and Details

New Year in Somalia

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History of New Year in Somalia and How to Celebrate/ Observe It

The New Year in Somalia is celebrated on 1st January and is known as ‘Day of the Establishment of the Somali Republic’. This day is a public holiday and is celebrated with great enthusiasm and joy by the people of Somalia. On this day, people take part in various cultural and traditional activities such as singing and dancing. The New Year’s Eve is also celebrated with great gusto and people stay up till late night to welcome the New Year.