Hug day every year is gaining in popularity, so in 2021 it will be celebrated not only in large cities but in the provinces. Fancy feast has a lot of fans, whose number is constantly increasing. The reason is simple – the day is filled with good. People give each other smiles and good mood.
Find out what day is hug Day in 2021, in General, is simple. Celebrate at the international level two times a year – January 21 and December 4. These dates are fixed, therefore, remain unchanged from year to year.
Important! In 2021, the hug Day will be celebrated traditionally on January 21 and December 4, while hugging family and friends have not only holidays but also ordinary days.
Some countries have their own holiday “hug”. For example, in Japan, people celebrate it on August 9. In USA no holiday, so USAне join world traditions. Hug day in Russia has no official status, therefore the output is not provided. In 2021 it falls on a Tuesday. Fans of the festival will have to go to work. Although it does not hurt to have a good time and embrace as a large number of people.
The history of
Surprisingly, the modern holiday originated in the 70-ies of the last century. It all started with the fact that a young man named Juan arrived in Sydney. The young man was a difficult period in life. Moreover, in the Australian city it has not been met and is not supported. He wanted to feel the warmth of others, so a large sheet of paper in large letters he wrote: “Hugs for free”. With a poster in hand he stood at the entrance to the airport. As people walked by, looked in bewilderment at him, but when Juan approached the girl who was away from home and faced with the next troubles in life.
This case has become the root of the holiday. The idea to hug just like that, including with strangers, first supported by the Australian students. Later unusual tradition spread to other European countries. 4 December is celebrated the world day of hugs, which does not lose its relevance in 2021.
In the United States also embraced the idea to share a “hug”, so in 1986 he decided to create his own holiday. We are talking about the International day of hugs, which is celebrated on January 21. The holiday quickly spread beyond America. Now it is celebrated almost all over the world.
In USA unusual holiday appeared only in 90-ies. It was originally popular only among the students of large universities b and e, but with each year its popularity has grown. Now twice in the year of hugging strangers, even in small provincial towns.
The uniqueness of the festival is that it does not require any material costs. The only tradition is to cuddle with everyone: family, friends and strangers. This day on the street to reach the hands of any passerby, but only on the condition that he does not mind. Through touching people, sharing his warmth, showing love and support.
There are a few unwritten rules:
- You need only to embrace with sincere motives and a pure heart.
- Do not be offended by a stranger that you decided to cover hands.
- You cannot prevent your loved one to cuddle with other people.
If in 2021 the hug Day will not be able to hug someone from friends or relatives, part of his heat, you can go with a picture or a postcard in the social network, on the phone or email.
In recent times young people are often satisfied with:
- flash mobs;
- thematic exhibitions;
- photo shoot.
All activities are aimed at exchange of positive emotions. On the streets you can meet people with placards on which were written the offer to cuddle. So people honor the tradition of the holiday and its founder.
Scientists have proven that embracing useful to humans. During bodily contact he is experiencing peace of mind and security, can help overcome fears. Surprisingly, they have a positive impact not only on psychological but also physical condition. If you often cuddle normalized blood pressure, strengthened immunity, stabiliziruemost the nervous system and other organs. That interaction is beneficial, it should last at least 20 seconds.
In the world set some amazing records:
- The longest hug lasted 31 hours. A couple from Canada broke the previous record of guys and girls from the UK – 24 hours 33 minutes. Embracing, young people watched a favorite show, ate pizza and talked.
- Jeff Ondash set a world record – during the day he made 7777 hugs.
- The largest group hug was held in Canada in 2010. The record was set 10 554 pairs.