International Friendship Day celebrations take place on the first Sunday of August Or August 3rd of every year. The tradition of dedicating a day in honor of friends began in US in 1935. Gradually the festival gained popularity and today Friendship Day is celebrated in a large number of countries.Human beings are social creatures and have always valued the importance of friends in their lives. To celebrate this noble feeling it was deemed fit to have a day dedicated to friends and friendship. Celebrating Friendship Day in a traditional manner, people meet their friends and exchange cards and flowers to honor their friends.
Friendship Day is a day when people express love and heartfelt feelings for their best friends and buddies and promise to stand by them at all times in all circumstances.
It may be noted that some associations celebrate Friendship Day in an entirely different time of the year and with different customs. For instance,
- National Friendship Day is on the first Sunday in August.
- Women’s Friendship Day is on the third Sunday in August
- International Friendship Month is February
- Old Friends, New Friends Week is the third week of May
- Best Friend Day, June 8
Below is a list of some websites that allows you to send friendship day SMS’s to your friends:
List of websites for friendship day e – cards:
Some Friendship Day Quotes:
” Two may talk together under the same roof for many years, yet never really meet; and two others at first speech are old friends. ” — Mary Catherwood
” Anybody can sympathise with the sufferings of a friend, but it requires a very fine nature to sympathise with a friend’s success. ”– Oscar Wilde
Some people come into our lives and quickly go. Some stay for awhile and leave footprints on our hearts. And we are never, ever the same.– Anonymous
“We cannot tell the precise moment when friendship is formed. As in filling a vessel drop by drop, there is at last a drop which makes it run over; so in a series of kindnesses there is at last one which makes the heart run over.”
– Samuel Johnson
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