Many localities have launched information and communications campaigns to inform the public of the history and meaning of International Day of Happiness, as well as the Government’s policies on social security, aiming to build a prosperous, progressive, civilised, and happy family.

The U.N. originally designated March 20 as International Day of Happiness in 2012 (Photo for illustration:

A workshop specifically on happiness was recently organized at the Ho Chi Minh City Women's Cultural House, helping participants gain a better understanding of what happiness is and how to achieve it.

Authorities of Quang Ngai, Binh Dinh, and Nghe An provinces also held workshops on ways to build and maintain family happiness for everyone.

Elsewhere, a range of contests, art and cultural programs, and sport games were held nationwide to enhance public awareness of the significance of the event and call for more practical actions to be taken to bring happiness to each person and each family.

The U.N. originally designated March 20 as International Day of Happiness in 2012, and the event has been since celebrated worldwide annually. As many as 193 member countries, including Vietnam, have pledged to work together in order to build a merrier world.

International Day of Happiness 2023 is running with the theme of "Be Mindful, Be Grateful, Be Kind." By incorporating mindfulness, gratitude, and kindness into your daily life, it is hoped that people can develop a more positive and fulfilling mindset and improve their overall well-being.

Source: VNA