Well, this Advent Calendar is coming to an end so it does this year 2021 (yayyy! haha). So maybe you are wondering what do Catalans do to celebrate New Year’s Eve.
So, on December 31st there are several traditions on the day that we say goodbye to the year that is ending:
- L’home dels nassos: literally the man of the noses haha It is a mysterious character that can only be seen on this day and it is so special because he has as many noses as days has the year!! Have you ever seen him? 😉
- La Cursa dels nassos: the noses race, it’s a traditional sport event in which people run and can be dressed up with festive things to celebrate the New Year’s Eve. It’s also called Saint Silvestre run race.
- Campanades: for dinner families or friends gather to have dinner and at midnight we have twelve grapes at the sound of the twelve strikes of the bells meaning the new year starts 🙂
- New Year’s Eve parties: after the grapes, people go to dance or to some party to celebrate the new year!