There are many international days currently observed by the United Nations and other associations. If you scroll down the list, you will realise that we basically celebrate everything. Yes! It’s EVERYTHING!
1) World Day of Snowman
Date: 18 January
To represent two aspects: On one side the snowman as a symbol for dangers impending him and us, especially by climate changes. On the other side the snowman as a leitmotif for friendliness and sympathy.
2) Global Belly Laugh Day
Date: 24 January
To celebrate the great gift of laughter!
3) World Nutella Day
Date: 5 February
A celebration of the hazelnut-chocolate spread made by Ferrero.
4) The International Day of Awesomeness
Date: 10 March
To celebrate every person, place, thing, or idea in the world that is awesome – ‘No one’s perfect, but everyone can be awesome’.
5) International Ask a Question Day
Date: 14 March
To remember that questioning is the way we learn new things.
6) World Penguin Day
Date: 25 April
Great opportunities to learn about and appreciate one of the few natives of Antarctica.
7) International Respect For Chickens Day
Date: 4 May
To celebrate chickens throughout the world and protests the suffering of chickens in farming, cockfighting, experimental research, hatching projects and other activities that mistreat chickens.
8) International No Diet Day
Date: 6 May
To promote a healthy life style with a focus on health at any size and in raising awareness of the potential dangers of dieting and the unlikelihood of success.
9) World Milk Day
Date: 1 June
To focus attention on milk and to publicise activities connected with milk and the milk industry.
10) International Violin Day
Date: 17 June
To celebrate the birthday of famous composer, pianist and conductor, Igor Stravinsky.
11) International Sushi Day
Date: 18 June
To encourage people around the world to eat more sushi.
12) World Handshake Day
Date: 21 June
To showcase symbolic transfer of love, gratitude, and positive energy to earth and all its living beings.
13) World Kiss Day
Date: 6 July
To remind mankind of the simple joy that comes with kissing and being kissed.
14) International Body Piercing Day
Date: 28 June
To celebrate the art form of modification, its history, and the individuals who have shaped that history.
15) International Puzzle Day
Date: 13 July
To celebrate the birth of Dr. Erno Rubik, the inventor of Rubik's Cube.
16) Global Forgiveness Day
Date: 27 August
To promote forgiveness.
17) International Suit Up Day
Date: 13 October
Believed to be based on a phrase used by Barney Stinson, a character from the popular TV series How I Met Your Mother. People from all over the world wear a suit to work, school or wherever they are going.
18) World Pasta Day
Date: 25 October
To promote the health benefits and pure pleasure of eating pasta, in every shape and form.
19) World Kindness Day
Date: 13 November
To encourage people to look beyond ourselves, beyond the boundaries of our country, beyond our culture, our race, our religion; and realise we are citizens of the world.