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New Year in Mexico

Mexico is a culturally rich country. Mexican New Year is celebrated with a number of traditions. A number of colors are associated with the Mexican New Year traditions and each of the color refers to some significant thoughts. For example, red New Year decoration signifies courage, love, and a better lifestyle. Yellow signifies enjoyment and blessings. Green refers to financial gain and white portrays good health. Mexican families decorate their houses with these four colors. 

There is a popular Mexican New Year custom that the Mexicans have to eat one grape in each click of the clock before twelve seconds of 12 o'clock. 

Each grape signifies good luck of one month of the New Year. In the Mexico City, a large street festival is arranged on the New Year eve while in other parts of the country, small bonfires, food, and dancing festivals take place. Fireworks and bells are the companions of New Year morning. You can see fireworks and hear ringing bells until the daybreak of the New Year. 

There is also an underwear Mexican New Year tradition. It is said that the color of a woman's undergarment decides the destiny of the woman for the next year. According to the tradition, Mexican women choose the color of their inner. For example, if a girl wants love, she will wear red underwear, for financial growth, she will wear green, and for good health, she will wear white. The floral decoration also plays a vital role in deciding the fate of a man, according to Mexican New Year traditions. 

There are numerous New Year traditions in Mexico being followed during the festive time. Most Mexicans have a late night dinner along with their families on New Year's Eve. People attend parties later on at squares, homes, and on the streets. Most major cities, towns and villages in Mexico host New Year parties and celebrations. 


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