New Year’s Cleaning Superstitions From Around the World 2022

No matter where you belong around the globe, New Year’s tradition is one of the most memorable occasions for everyone because it is filled with an abundance of food, parties and fun. Many cultures celebrate it the way their ancestors set it, like celebrating it to the fullest. But some cultures focus more on bad luck and avoid celebrating New Year in new ways.

You might have heard that cleaning is the key to enjoying the occasion, but superstitions vary from country to country and from family to family. One superstition that will stunt you beyond measure is not cleaning on New Year’s, not even doing laundry and throwing trash away. Let’s burst the bubble of these superstitions to ensure that Cleaning won’t bring you bad luck or good luck

 

Ireland 

New Year's Cleaning Superstitions

 To celebrate New Year’s Eve, consider marking it like Irish people. The people in Ireland believe that placing buttered bread outside the door on new year’s eve will positively impact your earnings throughout the year. 

 

Romania

New Year's Cleaning Superstitions

 Romanian people think that cleaning on new year’s eve is terrible luck. Their superstition is that they peel onions on the 31st, add salt to them, and read their skins to see the future. 

 

Denmark

New Year's Cleaning Superstitions From Around the World

 The most popular idea in Denmark creates more mess than good luck. Their superstition is to keep a broken dish for the whole year and then, on New Year’s Eve, throw the shards at the homes of their friends and family to spread the good news. 

 

Brazil

New Year's Cleaning Superstitions From Around the World

 Brazilians wear white to scare the opposing forces on New Year’s Eve. Their superstition is that wearing white will keep the negative energy away from them throughout the year

 

Estonia

New Year's Cleaning Superstitions From Around the World

 The people of Estonia believe that the more food you will have in the new year will bring you more food in the coming year. Fasten your seat belts before celebrating the new year like Estonia because the more food you will have, the more you have the chance of getting sick

 

Switzerland 

New Year's Cleaning Superstitions From Around the World

 The coldest new year celebration ever! If you want to celebrate 1st January 2023 like the people of Switzerland, bring floor cleaners into your house because the new year superstition for the people of Switzerland is throwing a scoop of ice cream on the floor

 

Belgium 

New Year's Cleaning Superstitions From Around the World

 In Belgium, people don’t wish each other a new year, but there is a new way to wish each other: to bring goats and hens to wish their family and friends

 

China 

New Year's Cleaning Superstitions From Around the World

 Sweeping on the new year will bring bad luck. There is the oldest superstition the Chinese followed. They don’t sweep or clean their home during the new year because they think vacuuming can bring bad luck in the upcoming year.

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