This tradition originated from companies and government agencies cleaning out old files to prepare for the New Year. They would throw these papers from their office windows onto the streets. This creates an impressive sight with millions of pieces of paper fluttering in the air, creating a festive atmosphere.
Today, people in Argentina have adopted this custom and turned it into a part of the end-of-year celebrations. People will bring shredded paper, old newspapers, or any type of paper they can find, and throw them onto the streets at the exact moment of New Year's Eve.
The paper shedding tradition not only brings joy and excitement to everyone, but also symbolizes the removal of old things, worries, and troubles of the old year to start a new year with hope and aspirations. It is truly a wonderful way to welcome the New Year in Argentina.
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