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International Day of Awesomeness

Be awesome and join the world in celebrating International Day of Awesomeness - show off your unique talents and share your awesomeness with everyone!
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Get ready to celebrate International Day of Awesomeness on March 10th! This holiday was created in 2010 by a group of friends who wanted to recognize the awesomeness in everyday life and spread it around the world. Since then, millions of people have come together to recognize this day with fun activities and special events. From wearing a silly outfit to doing something nice for someone else, there are so many ways you can show your awesomeness on this special day. So get ready to make a difference and have some fun – it's time to show the world how awesome you really are!

History of International Day of Awesomeness

International Day of Awesomeness Dates

International Day of Awesomeness Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2010</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Initiation of Awesomeness</div><div class='timeline-text'>International Day of Awesomeness was first celebrated on March 10th, 2010 to spread and recognize everyday awesomeness.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2011</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Spreading the Word</div><div class='timeline-text'>Due to increasing popularity through social media, the holiday gained momentum and reached an international audience in 2011.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2012</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Global Recognition</div><div class='timeline-text'>By 2012 the holiday was being celebrated globally, with organizations and individuals holding events to highlight their awesomeness.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2013</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Commercialization of Awesomeness</div><div class='timeline-text'>Businesses began leveraging International Day of Awesomeness to promote their products or services in unique and awesome ways starting from 2013.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2015</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Charitable Awesomeness</div><div class='timeline-text'>In 2015, non-profit organizations started using the day to create awareness for their causes and drive charity work.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2020</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Decade of Awesomeness</div><div class='timeline-text'>International Day of Awesomeness marked its 10th anniversary on March 10th, 2020.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate International Day of Awesomeness

<div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>1</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Plan a surprise party</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Gather your closest friends and family, plan a surprise celebration and fill the air with joy and laughter.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>2</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Throw an awesome dance party</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Blast your favorite tunes, turn up the volume and get ready to dance the night away!</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>3</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Organize a movie marathon</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Pick out your favorite movies and assemble your crew for a movie marathon. Don’t forget the popcorn!</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>4</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Volunteer in your community</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Lend a helping hand to those in need in your community. This will make the world a little better and make you feel amazing!</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>5</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Do something for yourself</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Take some time to do something special for yourself. Go for a walk, read a book, listen to music or do whatever makes you feel awesome.</p></div></div>

Why International Day of Awesomeness is Important

<div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>A</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>It celebrates positivity</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>International Day of Awesomeness is a day to celebrate all the amazing things we have in our lives. From small daily successes to big achievements, this day reminds us to be grateful for what we have and spread the joy around us by recognizing and appreciating the awesomeness in others.</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>B</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>It promotes confidence</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>International Day of Awesomeness encourages everyone to make the most of themselves. By acknowledging our own awesomeness, we can build up our self-esteem and learn to recognize our strengths. This can help to power through life’s challenges with greater resilience and determination.</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>C</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>It brings together people from different backgrounds</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>International Day of Awesomeness encourages people from all walks of life to come together in recognition of each other. It unites us in celebrating the beauty and diversity that we have in common, reminding us that although we may come from different places, at our core, we are all essentially human.</p></div></div>

Unleashing Awesomeness: 5 Unexpected Facts

<div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>1</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>The Holiday was inspired by a fictional character</h3><p class='facts-content'>The International Day of Awesomeness finds its origin in the television series 'How I Met Your Mother'. The character Barney Stinson's catchphrase 'It's going to be Legen... wait for it ...dary - Legendary!' was the inspiration behind the day.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>2</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>The Date is not random</h3><p class='facts-content'>March 10 was chosen as the day of celebration as it coincides with the birthday of Chuck Norris, an American martial artist and actor often associated with super-human feats.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>3</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>No professional skills required!</h3><p class='facts-content'>International Day of Awesomeness is not about displaying professional talents. You can embrace this day by showing off your most entertaining party trick or a silly dance move!</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>4</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>It's about spreading Awesomeness</h3><p class='facts-content'>While you are free to choose how to be awesome, sharing your awesomeness widely is a key part of the celebrations. Many people share their acts of awesomeness on social media using #idoa.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>5</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Awesomeness starts with attitude</h3><p class='facts-content'>This day emphasises that everyone has an innate potential for awesomeness. All it takes is the right attitude and the willingness to spread positivity.</p></div></div>

International Day of Awesomeness FAQs

When is International Day of Awesomeness?

International Day of Awesomeness is celebrated on March 10 every year. In 2024, the date falls on a Sunday.

International Day of Awesomeness Dates



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