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Friendship Day 2019: History, Importance and Significance of Friendship Day




Friendship Day is celebrated on the first Sunday of August every year. Friendship Day 2019 is celebrated in India on August 4. Friendship Day advances the role of friend throughout everyday life. A friend is an individual that people can generally depend on and is considered as nearest to them. Somebody dependable, real and acknowledges them for who they are.

Friendship Day: History

As indicated by the reports, celebrating Friendship Day was first presented by Joyce Hal in the year 1920. Joyce Hal was the founder of Hallmark cards. In 1958, Dr. Ramon Artemio Bracho presented the term Friendship Day and began a foundation under the name ‘The World Friendship Crusade’. This foundation completed a great deal numerous endeavors for a long time to persuade the United Nations to mark July 30 as the World Friendship Day. In any case, after numerous years it was proclaimed that July 30 is the International Day of Friendship. In any case, numerous nations celebrate it on various dates. In India, Friendship day is celebrated on the first Sunday of August. The aim to celebrate Friendship day is to rehearse strong bond and commitment towards each other with no differences regarding caste, color, race, and culture.

Likewise, another story says that the United States Congress, in 1935, proclaimed first Sunday of August as the National Friendship Day on the premise that the valuable role a friend play throughout everyday life. From that point forward, Friendship Day became an annual event. Subsequent to seeing the achievement and prominence of celebrating Friendship Day a few different nations likewise began celebrating thus, Friendship Day became famous. In any case, in the year 1997, the United Nation named Winnie-the Pooh had been pronounced as the world’s Brand Ambassador of friendship by the United Nation.

According to the goals embraced by the United Nation in 2011, 30th July was chosen to celebrate as International Friendship Day with a plan to forge a strong bond of friendship of individuals of different nations independent of race, color, gender, religion etc.

Going by what the Holy books like Bible, friendship is a most devout bond of individuals i.e. faith, trust and companionship. Indeed, even significance of friendship is referenced in the renowned Hindu epic ‘Mahabharata’. In fact, Lord Krishna and Sudama’s friendship is one in millions and has set an example for all the friends to practice such a selfless bond with each other. Lord Krishna demonstrated a few roles of friendship whether of romance, brotherhood, protection, teasing etc.

Importance and Significance of Friendship Day

Friendship Day is an extraordinary day committed to FRIENDS. Taking out a minute to recognize their friendship, pass on their feelings and say thanks to those friends who remained by them through thick and diminishes is the aim of Friendship day. It is a fun day to commit to their friends. Going out for drives, organizing get-together, going out for supper dates, partying with all friends, and so forth are the absolute most normal ways individuals celebrate Friendship day as.

Friends can likewise exchange gifts, cards, personalized gifts, can travel together, go for extravagant suppers, go for movies, and so on to fill their heart with joy additional special.

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