South African trivia: throw your own furniture out the window

On New Year’s Eve, fireworks are celebrated in many countries, and in South Africa, a different tradition has…

South African trivia: throw your own furniture out the window
South African trivia: throw your own furniture out the window

On New Year’s Eve, fireworks are celebrated in many countries, and in South Africa, a different tradition has continued since apartheid ended.


To welcome the New Year, people threw furniture out of the window and onto the street below. This tradition is monitored by police forces to ensure that no one is injured.

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