Come August first Sunday and you have the most happening and waited day to join people that comes in the form of Friendship Day. This year it’s falling on 7th August, which speaks the importance and value of social creatures of human beings. In order to celebrate this special feeling it was seen deemed fit to have a special day, which is committed to friends and friendship. In the countries in the west including Canada also observes the first Sunday of August as Friendship Day, while in the US it came into light when the day was declared of friends to honor the US Congress in the year 1935. Since then the World Friendship Day is now being celebrated every year in August’s first song.
When it comes to celebration people have their own ways of celebrating this day. However, if you check what UN has to say about this day, the international body encourages community groups and government organizations for organizing a number of initiatives and activities, which promote solidarity, reconciliation and mutual understanding in the society. This day has a huge importance and thus the international day of friendship falls on a Sunday which simply does not need a public holiday as it happens to be a holiday itself.
So, when it comes to the celebration of Friendship Day in Canada the spirit and fervor of this day happens to be very much similar there are well. In this way, one can find people expressing love for their friends along with cherishing their presence in the life.