Friendship Day is a day in several countries for celebrating friendship. It was first proposed in 1958 in Paraguay as the "International Friendship Day". It was initially promoted by the greeting cards' industry, evidence from social networking sites shows a revival of interest in the holiday that may have grown with the spread of the Internet, particularly in India, Bangladesh, and Malaysia. Mobile phones, digital communication and social media have contributed to popularize the custom. Friendship Day celebrations occur on different dates in different countries.
- Date: July 30 2023
- Also Called: Friendship Day
- Celebrations: The exchange of Friendship Day gifts like flowers, cards and wrist bands is a popular tradition on this occasion.
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