The World Jump Day is celebrated on 20th July every year across the globe. This day started in the year of 2006 when around 600 million people participated and jumped simultaneously. They proposed that this jump will change the orbit of the earth and it will move to a new one which will be free from global warming. It was facilitated by the German Student Association in terms of hosting and sponsorships. They aimed to extend the day hours so that more standardized climate can be achieved around the world. This ideas was propounded by the famous German artist, Torsten Lauschmann and it got many critical comments over all the media. But it is also true that people participated in this day because it reminded the harmful effect of global warming on the nature and the living organisms. Governments are promoting the day by extending the support in all respects. They have advised in all the schools and colleges to come up with innovative ways o celebrate the big event.
This special day is being celebrated with happiness and fun in very large groups. People gather at one big place and plan to jump at the same time. Although the World jump has been given a recognition of an art phenomenon rather that a scientific event. It has been evaluated scientifically that if 600 million people will jump they cannot produce enough energy to move the earth’s orbit. Many agencies and localities work to improve the understanding level of the people by distributing different literatures. Press and media also take the integral role here by spreading the awareness among people on the Day. Many public events and other workshops also become part of the events. Numerous World Jump Day themes have been created to celebrate it in most effective and productive ways.
World Jump Day has got the popularity at national and international levels with many activities that are been designed to celebrate the day. Local people take out some time and go to the fields, stadiums, sports clubs etc to enjoy the jumping activities with all the fun and adventures. Several competitions are organized and one can participate to tell others about his or her talent. Governments are also showing their concern to promote the day at international, national, regional and local level.
World Jump Day has a very key role in strengthening the society because it offers a platform where all can come forward to combat with issues like global warming and put effort to achieve social goals. Many countries are celebrating it at a very huge stage. They are trying to spread the awareness among people about the World Jump Day and appealing for the betterment of the society. Apart from this it attempts to maintain a healthy and friendly relationship among all the stakeholders of the society. This way it has created a niche segment for the supports and promoters.
Jump, and you will find out how to unfold your wings as you fall.
- Ray Bradbury
To succeed, jump as quickly at opportunities as you do at conclusions.
- Benjamin Franklin
I know nothing more annoying when people I don't know jump to conclusions on my person based on nothing but gossip or speculation.
- Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
You've got to jump off cliffs and build your wings on the way down.
- Ray Bradbury
Don't be a fish; be a frog. Swim in the water and jump when you hit ground.
- Kim Young-ha
When you jump for joy, beware that no one moves the ground from beneath your feet.
- Stanislaw Jerzy Lec
To do anything truly worth doing, I must not stand back shivering and thinking of the cold and danger, but jump in with gusto and scramble through as well as I can.
- Og Mandino