Happy Friendship Day 2017: In countries like India, Bangladesh and Malaysia, the interest has been revived by the social media. Some attribute the day to originate in the US in 1935, where it started as a tradition of dedicating a day to their friends. But it actually dates back to 1919.
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Not being a strict International event, the day has different dates in different countries. After the proposal for the day to be celebrated on 30th July annually by the World Friendship crusade, it was officially declared by the General Assembly of the United Nations on 27th April 2011.
Yet some countries like India mark the day on the first Sunday of the month of August, whereas in Oberlin, the day is observed on 8th April every year. Setting up gifts, planning out for outings etc are the most prominent activities people prefer on the day.
Friendship bands no doubt are the most primary ones in the tradition. Going to movies, hanging out with the friends, especially the grown up ones. This day is special for those people, who really find it difficult to meet their oldies, best buddies just because of their packed schedule. These people, they embrace the company of each other on the day, sharing talks, having a gala time in the company of each other.
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- 1.A friend is somebody who gives you add up to the opportunity to act naturally – and extraordinarily to feel, or not feel. Whatever you happen to be feeling at any minute approves of them. That is the thing that genuine love adds up to – giving a man a chance to be what he truly is.
- A friend is one who knows you as you seem to be, comprehends where you have been, acknowledges what you have moved toward becoming, and still, delicately enables you to develop.
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