Friendship Day is celebrated all over the world on the first Sunday of August every year. It was the United States of America who first felt the need of celebrating such festival in the love and honors to the friends in general, in the year 1935. Gradually, this spirit of celebrating friendship day was recognized and commended by numerous countries of all across the world, including India.
Observed for giving honors to friends, the celebrations of friendship day commonly include expressing well-wishes, love, and gratitude to friends, exchanging friendship day cards and flowers, offering friendship wrist bands, and enjoying the great company of congenial and convivial friends indoors or outdoors.
In India, friendship day is celebrated with great enthusiasm and joys, all across the country. A great number of cultural and social organizations help people and friends of the respective cities, in celebrating the friendship day festival with flying colors, through organizing and hosting a variety of friendship day programs.
Friendship Day Activities
Friendship Day is the special occasion to feel and show your affection, care, concern, and gratitude for your near and dear friends, through a variety of impressive and elegant means. The most common friendship day activities are expressing well-wishes, love, and gratitude to friends, exchanging friendship day cards and flowers, offering friendship wrist bands, and enjoying the great company of congenial and convivial friends indoors or outdoors. Organizing or hosting friendship day programs by private, cultural, and social organizations, is essential part of friendship day activities, common in countries all across the world.
Women's Friendship Day
National Women's Friendship Day is observed and celebrated in India, on the third Sunday of September every year, to honor the contributions of special women to the cultural, social, and national progress and development of the nation.
On the occasion of India's national women's friendship day, Governors of most of the States of India appraise the bold and brave endeavors and initiations of eminent woman personalities of various fields, and honor their invaluable contributions to the betterment of society and progress of the nation.
Celebration of women's friendship day ought to be encouraged to elevate and enlighten the women of the society and nation.
International Friendship Day
Today, Friendship Day is celebrated all across the world with great enthusiasm, gratitude, and honors to one's near and dear friends. Recognizing and celebrating international friendship day on the first Sunday of August every year, is indeed a matter of great social concerns and gratitude.
Although the observance of friendship day started in the United States in the year 1935, there have been found outstanding instances of celebrating and honoring this noble relationship of friendship and its invaluable contribution to life, in the history of all across the world from time to time.