#5Things: New Year’s Eve around the world

Did you know it’s a tradition to dress in animal costumes in Japan for the new year? How about eating a dozen grapes at midnight in Spain? Here in the Rundown newsroom, we’ve been learning about the unique ways our friends say hello to the new year–so, of course, we had to share in our 5 Things: Happy New Year!

MSNBC Live with José Díaz-Balart, 12/31/14, 10:54 AM ET

5 Things: New Year’s Eve around the world

Richard Lui rings in the new year by sharing five New Year’s Eve traditions from around the world, from dressing up as animals in Japan to certain foods you’re supposed to eat at midnight.

Jose Diaz-Balart - 5 Things

#5Things: New Year’s Eve around the world