Yes, in Europe new moon is on 1st of January.
This is a good date to start anything new that needs some effort. A good sign.
Metta, Karuna, Mudita, Upekha
*** May these efforts be helpful.
Djang chub sem chog rinpoche, ma kye pa nam kye gyur chig. Kye pa nyam pa me pa yang, gong nä gong du phel war sho._()_**