Date(s) - 31/12/2016 - 01/01/2017
New Year’s Day considered to be the first day of the year falling exactly one week after the Cristmas of previous year.
New Year’s Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar, with the exception of Israel. This makes it the most widely observed public holiday.
Some countries may also have January 2nd as an additional New Year holiday.
Countries who still use the Julian Calendar observe New Year’s Day on January 14th.
It is traditionally celebrated with firework displays across the globe at 00:00 in the local time zones.