New+Year%27s+Eve+Around+the+World%3B+Part+II

Key Vocabulary

Tar barrels
Barriles de alquitrán
Cheerfulness
Alegría
Black buns
Bollos negros

New Year's Eve Around the World; Part II

Take a look at some of the most interesting traditions of New Year's Eve around the world.

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New Year's Eve Around the World; Part II

Take a look at some of the most interesting traditions of New Year's Eve around the world.

Intermediate
Read and listen to this story in Beelinguapp!

United Kingdom: fire and the first-foot
One of the most striking traditions in the United Kingdom is the Tar Bar'l in Allendale. Every New Year's Eve, this town becomes the center of one of the world's best fire festivals. Forty-five men, known as guisers, carry flaming tar barrels on their heads through the streets of the town.

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