06 Aug 2023

A day set aside in several nations to honor friendship is called Friendship Day (also known as the International Friendship Day or Friends Day). The greeting card industry was responsible for its initial promotion, but social networking sites have revealed a resurgence in interest in Friendship Day, particularly in India, Bangladesh, and Malaysia. Social media, mobile phones, and digital communication have all helped to make the tradition more common. The practice of designating a day in honor of friends is said to have started in the United States in 1935, according to those who support the holiday in South Asia.

Friendship Day 2023 History and Significance

In 1958, Paraguay hosted the inaugural Friendship Day celebrations at the suggestion of Joce Hall, the owner of Hallmark Cards. The official date for the festival was only declared by the UN in 2011 nevertheless. The 30th of July was designated as International Friendship Day. However, it is celebrated on various dates all throughout the world.

Friendship Day 2023 in India

The first Sunday in August is Friendship Day in India. As a result, it will be celebrated this year on August 6, Sunday, 2023. Along with India, Bangladesh, the United Arab Emirates, Malaysia, and the United States all observe Friendship Day on the same day.

Some Special Quotes on Friendship Day

A true friend is like a star, always there to light up your darkest nights. Wishing you a Friendship Day filled with love and laughter!

Friendship is the glue that holds us together in the ups and downs of life. Thank you for sticking with me through thick and thin. Happy Friendship Day 2023!

Keep the ones that heard you when you never said a word

A friend is someone who makes it easy to believe in yourself

-Heidi Wills

Rare as is true love, true friendship is rarer

-Jean de La Fontaine

Some people arrive and make such a beautiful impact on your life, you can barely remember what life was like without them

-Anna Taylor

Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart. 

-Eleanor Roosevelt

Friendship is the wine of life.

-Edward Young

Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.

-Khalil Gibson

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