December 2008

How to Say ‘Happy New Year!’ In Different Languages

Of course, almost everyone has plenty of friends, acquintances, colleagues and even beloved ones who live abroad and would be really happy and touched to hear ‘Happy New Year!’ in their own language…

We’ve decided to help you and have made up a list where you can find how ‘Happy New Year!’ is said in the most popular languages.

If you also want to send a gift basket for New Year to your nearest and dearest to another country you can visit our website, where you can find plenty of holiday gift ideas.

Afghani – Saale Nao Mubbarak

Albanian – Gezuar Vitin e Ri

Armenian – Snorhavor Nor Tari

Arabic – Antum Salimoun

Chinese – Xin Nian Kuai Le

Croatian – Sretna Nova Godina

Czechoslovakia – Scastny Novy Rok

Danish – Godt Nytår

Dutch – Gelukkig Nieuwjaar

Estonians – Head uut aastat

Finnish – Onnellista Uutta Vuotta

French – Bonne Annee

German – Prosit Neujahr

Greek – Kenourios Chronos

Hebrew – L’Shannah Tovah

Hindi – Naye Varsha Ki Shubhkamanyen

Hungarian – Boldog Ooy Ayvet

Iranian – Saleh now mobarak

Iraqi – Sanah Jadidah

Italian – Felice anno nuovo

Japanese – Akimashite Omedetto Gozaimasu

Korea – Saehae Bock Mani ba deu sei yo

Lithuanian – Laimingu Naujuju Metu

Norwegian – Godt Nyttår

Polish – Szczesliwego Nowego Roku

Romanian – An nou fericit

Russian – S Novim Godom

Spanish – Feliz Ano Nuevo

Turkish – Yeni Yiliniz Kutlu Olsun

Ukrainian – Shchastlyvoho Novoho Roku

VietnameseChuc Mung Tan Nien

New Year Flowers and Winter Holiday Bouquets

Christmas and New Year flowers are the symbols of gaiety, love, beauty, hope, and all the tenderest emotions in the human heart such as sharing, happiness, joy, kindness and virtues that make winter holidays more special than any other festival. Often used to decorate homes during holiday season as wreaths and Christmas centerpieces, people also exchange them as Christmas and New Year gifts in the form of bouquets and flower baskets. Flowers and greenery add interesting land festive look to the homes and tune everyone up with the spirit of winter holidays.

You can buy several beautifully prepared holiday floral arrangements from the online flower shop and gift them to the hosts of the Christmas and New Year parties you are attending this year and also send flowers to the family, friends and loved ones who are not with you to share the joys of the Christmas season or are out of town using a few simple clicks. Though Christmas flowers encompass all the varieties of flowers including the tropical ones these days because of the global connectivity and quick communication and transportation facilities, still, Poinsettias and Christmas Roses continue to enjoy a special place in Christmas and New Year celebration because of the beautiful legends that attach them to this particular festival.

Christmas Roses are English in their origin and are believed to bloom in the snow-covered mountains of Central Europe at the time, when the winter is at its prime, often during the Christmas season and thus, deserves to be known as the true Christmas blossom. People also call this white colored flower with pink tipped petals by the name of Snow Rose or Winter Rose as it blooms during the Winter season at the time when all the other greenery bows down under a thick layer of snow.

Bright, flaming red, star-shaped Poinsettias are known as ‘Flower of the Holy Night’ or ‘Flame Leaf’ in the United States. One of the most popular flowers in Central America, it was brought here by Dr. Joel Poinsett, the first US ambassador to Mexico, over a hundred years ago. Still most of the supply of this famous beloved Christmas flower in American cities is said to come from California and the folklore attached to it comes from Mexico. Like Christmas Rose, this flower also represents the deep love for Christ and great devotion of a pure innocent human being to baby Jesus.

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