Happy new year resolution by elizabeth sewell reference to context:-New Year is the time at which a new calendar year begins. Many cultures celebrate the event in some manner. The New Year of the Western calendar, today mostly in use, falls on 1 January (New Year’s Day). A great many other calendars have seen use historically in different parts of the world, some such calendars count years numerically, while others do not. The expansion of Western culture during recent centuries has seen such widespread official adoption of the Gregorian (Christian) calendar that its recognition and that of January 1st as the New Year has become virtually global. Christmas or Christmas Day is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, observed most commonly on December 25th as a religious and cultural celebration among billions of people around the world. The celebratory customs associated in various countries with Christmas have a mix of pre-Christian, Christian, and secular themes and origins.