What does “FRIENDS” stand for?
Friendship Day is a time for showing our Friends what they mean to us. Friends are dear to the heart. Friendship Day gives us a chance to express our gratitude to our friends, who have been there in our dreams, in our sorrows and joys, in our jokes and stories. Friends are our precious assets. With true friends, our Life is like a flower that blossoms in the sunshine of happiness !
Friendship Day is celebrated on the First Sunday of the month of August. It was proclaimed as National Friendship Day by the U.S. Congress in 1935, and since then, it is being celebrated around the globe, across diverse cultures and social segments. In 1997, the famous character ‘Winnie the Pooh’ was declared as the world’s Ambassador of Friendship.
Friendship Day is celebrates with Roses, especially the pink and yellow ones. The popular form of modern day token of friendship is a Friendship Band. On this Day, Friends Party hard. The youngsters have invented new ways of celebration of this day. Fun, thrill, excitement and joys galore amongst them. Best Friends exchange Friendship Poems that narrate the value of the Friendship. Unique Friendship Day Gifts are exchanged that bring the dear friends closer, and close friends as Friends Forever.