Top Events to unfold on New Year’s Day 2017

 

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New Year 2017 is just a few days away from us. It will be a great idea to look at some of the popular events which will be celebrated in the first month of the upcoming calendar year, so that we can plan our holiday in advance. Though, every city basks in the glory of New Year celebration on 1st January, yet you have to choose the best vacation spot in advance to avoid last minute rush.

New Year is the only festival that people across the world celebrate with full fervour and gaiety. In fact, it has now become of part of our life to welcome the New Yearwith full passion and enthusiasm. Be it any vacation spot that you choose, but make sure to visit there.

Don’t miss the fun of watching New Year events live in front of your eyes. It’s amazing.

  • New York – USA:It is one of the best places to be on New Year’s Day on 1st January 2017. Indulge yourself celebrating the Annual New Year’s Day Swim at beautiful Coney Island. Also NBA sporting event is expected to take place on this very day.
  • London, UK: London New Year’s Parade will celebrate its thirty first year in 2017. Around 10,000 performers hailing from various countries will take part in it. It will be an altogether a brilliant event to start off your new year with gusto.
  • Berlin, Germany:In January, the city celebrates ‘days of dance’. What else you need on this auspicious New Year day? Dancers and experienced artists will enthral you with their fantastic moves and aura. Witness it live this new year in Berlin.
  • Paris, France: Begin your New Year 2017 with an everlasting essence of love. Paris, the city of love, is known for its long tradition of extravagant New Year celebration. Visit the city with your spouse and children. Wonderful rendition of majestic French culture will be on display on New Year’s Day. Don’t miss it.
  • Brussels, Belgium:The city celebrates New Year in an awe-inspiring manner. While some people love celebrating the occasion traditional way, the city showers with happiness and ecstasy on New Year’s Day. Various musical events take place on this day offering visitors a perfect melodious option to kick-off their New Year in a unique way.
  • Oslo, Norway: The city celebrates happyNew Year event in a spectacular way. Primarily, it celebrates the occasion in traditional way, and then the big parties begin. Fireworks at midnight lights up the city beautifully. Really, it will be amazing to celebrate your happy new Year at one of this coolest New Year spots.
  • Stockholm, Sweden: The good thing about Scandinavian cities is that one city amazes while the other one enthrals. Just like Oslo, its neighbour Stockholm is also a perfect holiday spot despite heavy snowing round the clock. While the serene atmosphere and glitzy fireworks win your heart instantly, don’t forget to indulge in some extremely delicious Swedish meals.
  • Helsinki, Finland: Just witness the New Year celebratory event at Senate Square in Helsinki. It bathes with optimism and happiness surrounding the New Year. Restaurants open till late night so that people won’t have any problem enjoying the day with their family members.
  • Istanbul, Turkey: No list of holiday spots can be completed without mentioning Istanbul, Turkey’s historic city where antiquity meets modernity. You have plenty of opportunity to enjoy your Happy New year 2017 here. Celebrate the most anticipated day at Bosphorus, a strait that connects the boundary of Europe with Asia. New Year Celebratory Event at Bosphorous Bridge is something that you can’t miss out. In one word, the fantastic New Year celebration here is absolutely ethereal.
  • New Delhi, India: If you are a thoughtful person with a relentless love for art, then Visit New Delhi. India Art Festival, 2017 is expected to be organised in the early January – giving you a perfect occasion to celebrate A Very Happy New Year 2017. Nevertheless, be it Mumbai, Goa, Kolkata or New Delhi, India is known for its amazing New Year celebration all around this wonderful country.

Upcoming Important Events in 2016

Only 10 days remaining. We are finally standing on the verge of welcoming the new and first dawn of January 1st, 2016. While we are ready to enjoy the New Year’s Eve and the first dawn of the upcoming year, it is necessary to know about the important events that are scheduled to take place in the following months.

The year 2016 will certainly have action-packed calendar ranging from the world of sports to politics. Here is the list of important events and happening to follow in 2016:

1) The US Presidential Elections 2016: The biggest event of this year’s political fight will take place on November 8, 2016. The anti-incumbency factor is gaining momentum this year like never before. Especially after Obama’s two straight wins in 2008 and 2012, there is certainly a feeling of change across the voters. The 58th US presidential elections later this New Year will determine who will be the boss of the World’s superpower. This year it is expected that the US elections will be fought between two fiery orators; Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush. Both candidates have proven track records in Politics and American society in particular.

2) The 2016 Summer Olympics (Rio de Janeiro): For sports lovers and enthusiasts, the year 2016 is the more special. The Rio 2016 (Olympic Games) will be staged later in the year at the venues in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The quadrennial mega sporting event, Olympics, is set to spellbind all sports lover worldwide with stellar performances from the athletes. The grand event will be inaugurated at a glittering ceremony in the Brazilian city on 5th August, 2016. As many as 306 gold-winning opportunities will be there for the athletes to grab from their respective nations. The 16-day gala event will be concluded on 21st August, 2016.

3) The Launch of Polymer Currency Notes in the UK: Believe it or not, the year 2016, is set to be the path bearer for many nations as far as revolution in banking technology and innovation is concerned. This New Year UK will launch polymer currency notes in the UK. Yes, you heard it absolutely right; the bank of England will issue its first set of plastic banknotes for general circulation later this forthcoming year. Initially, a currency note of £5 denomination bearing an image of Sir Winston Churchill will be launched. Historically, it’s the first time that any nation adopt plastic currency note for general circulation.

4) Wimbledon Tennis Championship 2016: It is counted as the most prestigious international tennis championship. The history of Wimbledon takes us back to 1877, around 138 years back, when inaugural Wimbledon championship was played. Until now, the tournament is viewed as the most coveted one. Last year, Novak Djokovik won the championship winning the final battle against Roger Federer. This time London will be hosting the gala event and the winner will win around £ 2 Million. The tournament starts from 27th June to 10th July 2016.

5) Afghanistan to Fight It Alone: It is expected that the year 2016 will change the face of Afghanistan’s tormented socio-political scenario. After staying active on Afghan soil for a long period of time, American armed forces will leave the nation. The country is hub of global terrorism and law and crisis. Though, the exact date is not known, but the decision will take place sometime in the next year.

6) ICC World T20 Championship 2016: Cricket, one of the most popular sports in the commonwealth countries, will witness the gala tournament of the year – ICC World T20 Championship. This event is touted as the biggest event in cricket after the ICC Cricket World Cup. India is widely popular for the craze of cricket like the UK.