Malagasy new year

The Malagasy refer to the movements of the stars and destinies are related to the concept of space and time. The Malagasy New Year changes from year to year because it is based on the lunar calendar and the season of harvest. The day that follows the first full moon of the year is called « Alahamady be » or the first day of the traditional Malagasy year which is a Thursday. The celebration lasts a few days and is followed by « hira gasy », dance, music, « kabary » and « nofon-kena mitam-pihavanana » or zebu meat. Like any great family encounter, the custom is always followed by reconciliation and introducing.

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