11 New Year’s Eve Traditions From Around the World


In major Spanish cities like Madrid and Barcelona, celebrators gather in main squares to celebrate the passing of one year into the next. At midnight on New Year’s Eve, each person must eat 12 grapes – QUICKLY – consuming one grape at each stroke of the midnight bell. Each grape represents one good and lucky month, so don’t skip any! It’s also customary to sip cava, perhaps to help the grapes wash down better.

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