National Hug an Australian Day
National Hug an Australian Day is celebrated on April 26 of every year. On National Hug an Australian Day, give a big hug to any of your Australian friends. It is a great opportunity that helps in improving the international relationships. Hugs always make both the receiver and giver happy. National Hug an Australian Day became very famous over the last few years and this day is observed not only in Australia but people around the world also observe this day by sending a greeting card or an e-card to their Aussie friends.
“A hug is like a boomerang – you get it back right away.” – Bil Keane.
History of National Hug an Australian Day
National Hug An Australian Day was established by Thomas and Ruth Roy. The origin of this event is not clear but this day is a copyrighted holiday. If you know any Australian in person then give them a hug and also gift them a kangaroo or koala bear toy or a DVD of famous Australian album. If you don’t know any Australian in person then you can get to know some Australians through the internet and if you are planning a holiday trip then you can go to Brisbane, Sydney, Adelaide, or to any other places in Australia as holiday season is near you may also get offers in many travel sites. On this day you can also listen to popular Aussie songs and you can watch any Aussie movie of your choice.
Other Celebrations on April 26
April 26 is also celebrated as
- World Intellectual Property Day
- Get Organized Day
- Thank You Thursday
- National Richter Scale Day
- National Pretzel Day
- National Help a Horse Day
How to Celebrate National Hug an Australian Day
On National Hug an Australian Day, if you are in Australia then give a tight hug to all the Australians you meet on this day and plan a dinner or get-together with your Australian friends. If you are not in Australia then you can observe the day by hugging a koala cuddly or kangaroo toy. Also, post pictures and share your thoughts on social media about this day using the hashtag #HuganAustralianDay.