World Tourism Day 2021 – Date, Theme and Significance

Back in 1979, the United Nations (UN) decided to celebrate ‘World Tourism Day’ every year on September 27, to ‘increase awareness of the importance of tourism and its social, cultural, political and economic values.’ The UN has a special agency called United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) that essentially focuses on responsible & sustainable tourism. […]

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World Food Day 2021: History, Theme, and Significance

World Food Day 2021 is aiming to provide ‘safe food for now, for a healthy tomorrow’, and the UN Food and Agriculture Organization celebrates this every year on October 16. “Food is symbolic of love when words are inadequate.” – Alan D. Wolfelt. Most of us are blessed enough to get wholesome meals on a […]

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International Women’s Day 2022 – History, Significance, and Theme

To celebrate International Women’s Day 2022, let’s all join hands and come together to #BreakTheBias and provide an equal society and privileges to women. “Where there is a woman, there is magic.” – Ntozake Shange. In this 21st Century, there’s literally nothing that women can’t do. From flying fighter planes to treading in space, from […]

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International Volunteer Day – Significance, Theme & Benefits of Volunteering

December 5 is celebrated across the world as International Volunteer Day, and as global citizens, it is our responsibility to do our bit, for a better future. “Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more.” ― H. Jackson Brown Jr. The United Nations has marked December 5 as International […]

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World Mental Health Day 2021: History, Theme, and Significance

The World Health Organization (WHO) has been celebrating World Mental Health Day every year, on the 10th of October (since 1992) and this year’s theme is to focus on – ‘Mental Health in an Unequal World’. Mental health issues are extremely important to be addressed, especially in today’s date when almost every second person is […]

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World Children’s Day 2021: History, Theme, and Significance

The United Nations has marked November 20 as World Children’s Day, to promote international togetherness, awareness among children worldwide, and improve children’s welfare. It started back in the year 1954 and has been continuing since then. In 1959, the UN General Assembly adopted the Declaration of the Rights of the Child on the same date […]

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National Tourism Day 2022: History, Theme, and Significance

The National Tourism Day is celebrated on 25th January every year, to raise awareness and educate people about the historical, cultural, natural, and geographical diversity of India. “If there is one place on the face of earth where all the dreams of living men have found a home from the very earliest days when man […]

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