Orthodox New Year

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Orthodox New Year
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Orthodox New Year

The Orthodox New Year is a customary celebration marking the commencement of the New Year in the Julian calendar, observed annually on January 14th in the Gregorian calendar. Orthodox Christians in the U.S. and globally participate in the festivities. In the U.S., numerous traditions associated with this holiday are borrowed from various regions, particularly those rooted in Eastern European customs. Globally, the holiday is recognized by various names, with "Old New Year" being one of the most commonly used.