New year marks the beginning of a New Calender celebrated globally on 1st January in various innovative ways . While our Odia New year is on “Pana Sankranti” , Gregorian Calender year is also celebrated with lots of creative thoughts and plans.People welcome the new year at mid-night by planning for special events,parties,DJ Nights and various entertaining activities.The People also believed in starting the New year with a visit to the near by Temple or famous temples across the state.
This time the New year starts on thursday and is approaching and people are busy in planning to celebrate the advent of the day with their own creative ideas.As a tradition to welcome the New Year, major incidents of the passing year are recalled on television, newspapers and radio which usually kicks off in mid December.
Sending New Year cards carrying beautiful quotes is relatively a modern practice which is much popular. People exchange New Year Greeting cards to send warm New Year wishes that are easily available both in stores. Many prefer to scour for innovative and lovely New Year gifts and cards to send warm New Year greetings to their family members and friends. Apart from sending cards and gifts the event is also celebrated by arranging luscious feast that includes various delicious handmade items.
But with the advancement of technology, the trend of sending New Year wishes is gradually shifting to mobile and internet platform. The reason, its user friendly features of New Year SMS allow the sender to send text messages to another mobile number within the shortest span of time. Moreover, options are also made available to make the messages more personalized or simply say ‘Happy New Year 2015′ by adding icons or smileys. Sending e-cards is been the latest fashion among the people with the boom of social medias like Facebook,Twitter etc.
This year rain welcomes New Year with shower,what are your plans ! Visit the Picnic spots segment of OdiaLive and find out the favourite tourist destinations across the state .You may also rush to your nearest theatre to watch new released Odia films.
OdiaLive family wishing you a very Happy and prosperous New Year.
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