Advent of New Year is celebrated as a festival across the world. Celebrations for New Year begins on the eve of the holiday on December 31st. Just as the clock strikes for midnight people start greeting each other. Most people prefer to celebrate the New Year's Day in the company of their loved ones. The day is usually spent in making a reflection on the year that has past and making resolutions for the New Year. Though most countries celebrate their New Year on January 1 for many others New Year begins at different times of the year. Through this dedicated website on New Year Festival, Society for the Confluence of Festivals in India (SCFI), wishes to encompass the various colors and joys of New Year celebrations as seen around the globe.
As a socially responsible manifestation, Society for the Confluence of Festivals in India endeavors to create value for the Indian society by introducing the beauty, grace and wisdom embodied in the various festivals of India, thereby preserving India's rich cultural heritage. We bring unique customs, traditions and goodness of Indian festivals to form a distinct association known as the Society for the Confluence of Festivals in India. Through this organization, we hope to form a mutual respect for and foster the common bond that various Indian festivals share.
The great diversity of Indian religious beliefs is projected through the various festivals that are celebrated in India. They arise from the innate desire of man to seek diversion from humdrum activities that help in symbolizing, reflecting and enriching social life in a specific cultural setting. SCFI seeks to conserve and promote an awareness of this rich and diversified cultural treasure amongst the citizen of this country through various expositions that focus on the tradition of excellence, conversing the famous legends, rituals, mythology and philosophy of Indian Festivals and in turn facilitating an awareness of their deeper and subtler values.
Through this comprehensive website on New Year Festival, SCFI wishes to throw light on various joyous aspects of New Year celebration. The site reveals the popular traditions of celebrating New Year's Day around the world. Special emphasis has been given to New Year celebrations in different parts of India. Through pages on New Year poems, songs, recipes, messages,greetings, decorations etc an effort has been made to bring alive the colorful aspects of the festival. SCFI invites its visitors to enhance this site by making contributions in the form of recipes, songs, messages, poems etc.
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