Friends are the one who cheer up your life and bring joy. A friend is a one who likes you, cares you, makes you smile; a well-known person of your worst things still loves you.No one will be your better companion than true friends. Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies. When life plays a game called obstacle won it with your friends.In this world happiest or successful moments can be shared with anyone but your darkest secrets can be shared only with your friends. Such an honorable relationship will persist only if you are true to them. Only true friends will stand on both the part of your life.

Can you imagine your life without friends? Obviously it will betedious and boring. So, make friends, never let go out of you. Increase their number let your life shine with bright colors.Friendship day is also one important occasion in our life. Let’s celebrate this friendship day with light hearted, good humored and in a cool manner.Children’s social skills, develop only when they have a lot of friends. Children who do not have friends end up becoming shy and alone.

Origin of friendship day:

The tradition of celebrating Friendship Day began in 1935 when the US Congress decided to dedicate a day in the honor of friends. Initially there was no reason why there is a need to celebrate friendship day. With the brutal effects of the First World War still showing an increasing warfare, in order to avoid mistrust and imminent battle, there was a greater need for friendship and mutual trust not only among nations but also among individuals.The great idea of honoring the beautiful relationship of friendship caught on with the people, particularly the youngsters all over the country, and within a short span of time Friendship Day became a highly popular festival. But this wonderful occasion was not to be limited to the US alone; several other countries started adopting the tradition of friendship celebration. With more and more nations joining in the celebrations, Friendship day soon became International Friendship Day. 

 

It is a time to wish all friends, and to express that "I Care For You”, “I Will Stand For You In All Situation”. The idea of honoring friendship has been app reciated by people in many countries of the world. With the advancement in the field of science and technology, connecting to friends on the wonderful occasion of Friendship Day has become easier. It is the perfect occasion to show your friends that you care and to recollect sweet memories of the time spent together even with a simple Facebook post, tweet and so on. 

 

Friendship Day – August 6, 2017:

Friendship Day is dedicated to the bond of friendship and companionship and is celebrated on the first Sunday of August every year. This year 2017, it will be celebrated on 6th August. The occasion began as a small event, to pay tribute to the relation shared by friends. Today, it has taken the shape of a grand festival. The exchange of gifts, flowers, friendship bands and greeting cards has become an important part, which is more preferred for a tradition of Friendship Day.

 

Friendship Day Celebrations in Schools and Colleges:

Children make Friendship Day Cards or other special gifts to thank their friends for their wonderful presence in their life. Exchange of Friendship Bands is the other most prominent feature of Friendship Day celebrations. Friends share their views with each other as to who gets the most stylish band or who gets the maximum number of bands.In several colleges, special programs are also organized to mark the occasion. Most of these programs and events intend to give youth an opportunity to dance and sing with friends and have a good time. Some will be interested in writing quotes, poetry for their friend. In schools and colleges they will conduct debates; not only in order to celebrate the festival but also students to improve their interactive skills.

 

Tips for friendship day celebration:

  •  Give your friend a Friendship Bracelet whether it is made by you or you buy it from the shop
  •  Ring up a radio station and dedicate your friendship day song to your friends.
  •  Make a special friendship book for your best friend and make them excited by including some photos, quotes and poetry telling your friends how special they are.
  •  Submit a Friendship Tribute to your friend to be posted on the web.
  •  Make your friend a mixed CD of all the songs that define your friendship. 

 

  Gift saplings in a ready pot, with your friend's name as the plants name that will symbolize your true affection and care on them.

 Hug someone, preferably your friend, and have someone to shoot the moment.

 Invite a friend to go for a party outing or an in-house party with specially designed invitation. You may include cartoons, jokes and nice quotes to set the mood of the party and tempt your friends to come over.You may also plan out indoor or outdoor game session, music session with your friends. In order to keep remembrance of this precious momentsKeep the camera ready to capture the picson your Friendship Day party.

 

Friendship Day Parties:

By following western culture, youth in India to mark Friendship day by participating in Friendship Day parties or organizing bashes for their friends. Major crowd for Friendship Day can be seen in discotheques and pubs where people dance with friends on fast pace music and cherish the loving company of their companion. Such parties also give youth a chance to make new friends and widen their friendship circle. At present such bashes are more popular in metros and other big cities, however, youth in small towns too are warming up to the idea of partying on Friendship Day.

Day Dedicated to Friends:

In tune with the spirit of the occasion, people dedicate Friendship Day festival to their best friends. Most choose to celebrate the entire day in the loving company of their dearest friends. Recollecting sweet memories of the time spent together and catching up with their lives over a cup of coffee is the idea of ideal Friendship Day celebration for many. For many the best kind of Friendship Day celebration is perhaps a heart-to-heart talk with a soul mate.

Sharing everything that has mattered to you and your friend for so long and for so many days and catching up with each other’s life is a relaxing way of celebrating Friendship Day. One can dedicate an entire day to their beloved friend which is also one form of celebration some will prefer and follow.

Friends separated by geographical distances, call up their friends to express love and warmth for each other and to wish a "Happy Friendship Day". With more and more people getting hooked to the net, many people also choose to chat with their friends with the help of Internet. Sending SMS and Friendship Day e-cards is another popular way of greetings friends.

Good Friends Are Hard To Find, Harder To Forget, And Impossible To Forget.