Fireworks happen almost everywhere, but each country has its own set of New Year's traditions. How well do you know these cultures across the globe?
In Mexico, each of the 12 chimes during the midnight countdown is matched with eating...
A grain of rice.
A piece of chocolate.
In Turkey, Santa is associated with New Year's Eve. The other Christmas tradition celebrated is...
Decorating the tree.
Hanging up stockings.
Going to midnight mass.
Scottish people celebrate "first-footing," in which friends or family visit each other with gifts of whiskey and...
A gem stone.
A handmade card.
A decorative glass.
A lump of coal.
In Finland, tin is melted then thrown into cold water. Fortunes are then told based off...
How much it weighs.
The shadows it casts.
How far it can be thrown.
In the Philippines, it's customary to wear clothes covered in...
German tradition holds that for good luck and health, you should touch...
A chimney sweep.
In Japan, Buddhist temples ring their bells...
Once for each year.
In Ecuador, men dress up as women as a representation of...
The widow of the past year.
The woman they will marry.
The spirit of fertility.
When the bell tolls midnight, Italians enjoy timed spoonfuls of...
In Russia, good fortune is predicted for the new year when the first visitor is...
In Estonia, traditional meals are not finished to...
Leave food for Baby New Year.
Leave food for ancestors.
Allow for leftovers.
In Singapore, 20,000 spheres contain 100,000...
Names of the deceased.
answers: grape, decorating the tree, lump of coal, the shadows it casts, polka dots, a chimney sweep, 108, widow of the past year, lentil soup, a male visitor, leave food for ancestors, wishes