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International Friendship Day 2021: Know why Friendship Day is Celebrated


International Friendship Day 2021: If you find a true friend in life, then understand that you have earned something in the true sense. Friendship is a relationship that runs on mutual understanding. We can feel free to say and share anything and anything with our friends at any time. A true friend stays with you as a support in your sorrow and fills the colours of enthusiasm in happiness. That is, friendship is such a relationship in which you see many forms of life together.

International Friendship Day 2021

International Friendship Day is celebrated every year on the first Sunday of August to strengthen this bond of friendship further. This time Friendship Day will be celebrated on 1st August 2021. Through Friendship Day, we express love and respect towards each other. Celebrate Friendship Day by giving gifts to each other and party, etc., and strengthening their friendship foundation. Let us tell you on this occasion how this day started.

There are many stories about Friendship Day. According to a report, Friendship Day started in 1935 in America. On the first Sunday of August, a person was killed by the US government. His friend was also shocked by that person’s death, and he also committed suicide in the grief of the friend’s departure. From that day, the government decided to celebrate the first Sunday of August as Friendship Day.


At the same time, according to another story, Friendship Day started in the year 1919. The credit for this goes to Joyce Hall, the founder of Hallmark Cards. It is said that at that time, people used to send Friendship Day cards to their friends. Since then, this Friendship Day is being celebrated till date. However, on 27 April 2011, the United Nations fixed its date as 30 July. But in India, it is celebrated on the first Sunday of August.

According to another story, in the year 1930, a businessman named Joes Hall started this day. The merchant had chosen August 2 to celebrate this day, so that on this day all the friends could join together to express their gratitude for friendship and spend time with each other by giving cards to each other. Later, many countries of Europe and Asia started Friendship Day, carrying forward this tradition.

Ashish Kumar Mishra
Ashish Kumar Mishra is the Founder and CEO at Spot News 18. He created Spot News 18 on 30 June 2019. His intention to make these News Websites was only to provide correct and official news to his readers. Now, he is working on Spot News 18 to expand his website reach to all parts of the world.

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