Youth Day History

Youth Day is a public holiday devoted to the youths of a state.

International Youth Day

International Youth Day is an international ceremony on August 12 legitimately recognized by the United Nations.

Youth Day in Angola

On 14 April Angola commemorates the Youth Day.

Youth Day in Cameroon

National Youth Day is a nationwide celebration in Cameroon on 11th February.

Youth Day in China

Youth Day in People's Republic of China is on 4th May. And it was created in December 1949 through the Govt. Administration Council to memorialize the beginning of May Fourth Movement in 1919.

Youth Day in India

Youth Day in India is commemorated on 12 January on the birthday of Swami Vivekananda. And in the year of 1984, the Govt. of India affirmed and determined to view the birthday of Swami Vivekananda (12 January, in accordance with an English calendar) as a National Youth Day each year from 1985 elapsed. To reference from the Govt. of India’s statement, ‘It was felt that the philosophy of Swamiji and the ideals for which he lived and worked could be a great source of inspiration for the Indian Youth.

Birthday of Swami Vivekananda, in accordance with Indian Almanac (Vishuddha Siddhanta Almanac) is on Pausha Krishna Saptami tithi, which drops on diverse dates of English Calendar each year. And this is detected in several centers of Mission and Ramakrishna Math in a usual Hindu way which includes homa (fire-ritual), devotional songs, meditation, mangalarati, sandhyarati, religious discourses (vesper overhaul in the evenings), and before long.

The Nationalized Youth Day is detected over and done with India at schools and colleges—with recitations, youth conventions, music, Yogasana presentation, recitations, contests in essay-writing, music, speeches, processions, sports, seminars, and other programs on 12 January each year.

Swami Vivekananda's writings and lectures, deriving their stimulation from Indian spiritual custom and broad viewpoint of his Master Sri Ramakrishna, are the basis of stimulation and have provoked several youth associations, study circles, and observe projects occupying youth. And all his experience can be found in The Complete Works of Swami Vivekananda, in nine volumes, published from Advaita Ashrama. (Their website)

  • National Youth Day organized by Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission Headquarters, Belur math, Howrah, India

Youth Day in Iran

Youth Day is commemorated in Iran on 11th Shaban (Hejri Ghamari) on the birthday of Hazrat e Alie Akbar (first son of Imam Hussein). After Iran revolution in 1979 the radical Muslim govt attempted to swap all the nationwide days with spiritual events such as birth days and bereavement anniversaries of the family members of Prophet Mohammad.

Youth Day in Morocco

Youth Day is commemorated on 9th July in Morocco.

Youth Day in Singapore

Youth Day is commemorated on first Sunday of July in Singapore.

Youth Day in South Africa

Youth Day on 16 June in South Africa celebrates the beginning of Soweto riots of 1976, originally sparked through a government proclamation that all teaching in black schools would be detained in Afrikaans.

Youth Day in Taiwan

Youth Day in Republic of China is on 29th March. And this day is celebrated as Literary Day in the Republic of China (Taiwan).

Youth Day in Turkey

Youth and Sports Day on 19th May in Turkey is committed to the youth. And this day is Atatürk Day, a day of commemorative of Kemal Atatürk, the "Father of Turkey", and the memorial of the commencement of the nationalized liberation group initiated through Atatürk in 1919.
And the day is commemorated on 12th February. And this day is commemorated in the influx of Kemal Atatürk to Samsun on 19thMay, 1919, when the Turkish War of Independence inaugurated.

Youth Day in Venezuela

Youth Day is commemorated on 12th February. And the celebration was formed to honor all the teenagers over 12 years old who clashed and died in the War of La Victoria, throughout the Venezuelan War of Independence, on 12th February, 1814.

Youth Day in Yugoslavia

This day was commemorated through the previous Yugoslavia on 25th May. And this was the commemoration of Josip Broz Tito's birthday. On his centenary Tito was traditionally presented with baton. And the baton, which had navigated all foremost cities, contained the emblematic birthday message, apparently from the youth of entire country.

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