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International Day of Happiness 2024

Every year, The International Day of Happiness is celebrated on March 20, aimed at promoting the significance of staying happy and ensuring the general welfare of all people. in 2013, the United Nations first observed this day, and was an initiative that was first stressed by Bhutan, which believed in the importance of national happiness. It aims to spread and make people understand the importance of happiness in the lives of people around the world.

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International Day of Happiness 2024: Theme

  • The theme of International Day of Happiness for 2023 has been kept as “Be Mindful, Be Grateful, Be Kind.”
  • The theme of International Day of Happiness 2021 is “Happiness For All, Forever” which indicates the significance of happiness for people across the globe. 

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  • In the year 2013, the UN decided to observe the International Day of Happiness. on 12 July 2012, a resolution was passed.

International Day of Happiness 2024: Quotes

  • “Happiness doesn’t depend on what we have, but it does depend on how we feel towards what we have. We can be happy with little and miserable with much.” – William D. Hoard
  • “The only thing that will make you happy is being happy with who you are.” – Goldie Hawn
  • “If you want to be happy, be.” – Leo Tolstoy
  • “The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer someone else up.” — Mark Twain
  • “Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” — Mahatma Gandhi
  • “The most important thing is to enjoy your life – to be happy – it’s all that matters.” — Audrey Hepburn
  • “Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.” – Omar Khayyam
  • “Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be.” ― Abraham Lincoln

International Day of Happiness 2024: Dates

2024March 20Wednesday
2025March 20Thursday
2026March 20Friday
2027March 20Saturday
2028March 20Monday
JapanComing of Age DaySecond Monday of January
ChinaMid-Autumn Festival15th day of the eighth month of the Chinese lunar calendar
GhanaNational Chocolate DayFebruary 14
BrazilDia dos NamoradosJune 12


When is the International Day of Happiness celebrated?

International Day of Happiness falls on March 20.


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