Buzz·Posted on Dec 26, 2013The Weirdest New Year's Eve Traditions From Around The WorldWho knows, maybe they actually work.by Conz PretiBuzzFeed Regional Director, AmericasFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink ARGENTINA: Wear brand-new pink underwear to attract love. Flickr: helga Worst-case scenario, you're wearing nice undies :) At exactly 12:00, step forward with your right foot to start the year off with...YOUR RIGHT FOOT! Flickr: mr-scratch BRAZIL: Wear white to scare away bad spirits. BuzzFeed Jump 7 waves for good luck. Flickr: simmogl One for each day of the week. Give some gifts to Goddess Lemanja. Flickr: clarissapacheco She's the goddess of water, and she loves gifts, especially flowers. So throw some into the ocean — if they come back, it means she didn't accept them. Don't worry, you can try again next New Year's Eve. BRITAIN: Watch Jools Holland's Hootenanny, even though it's awful and everyone hates it. CHILE: Eat a spoonful of lentils at midnight for a year filled with work and money. Flickr: vik407 And don't complain if you hate lentils!!! Sweep your house inside out to remove bad energy. Flickr: brandoncripps COLOMBIA: Walk around your block with an empty suitcase for a year full of travel! Flickr: forsytht SCOTLAND: Immediately after the bells, the first-footing begins, which means being the first person across a friend's or neighbor's threshold. Flickr: libraryrachel The first-foot usually brings several gifts, including perhaps a coin, bread, salt, coal, or a whisky, which respectively represent financial prosperity, food, flavor, warmth, and good cheer. SPAIN: You must eat a grape with each bell strike at midnight for prosperity. Flickr: jauladeardilla It's harder than you'd think to get all 12 done in time. NEW ZEALAND: Bang pots and pans as loud as you can. Flickr: paulfagan RUSSIA Write down a wish on a piece of paper, burn it, throw it into a champagne glass, and drink it before 12:01. nito100/nito100 Gross but fun!