International Day of Happiness in Vietnam focuses on “Love and Sharing”
Friday, March 18, 2016 - 18:41:07
(VOVworld) - Provinces and cities nationwide are busy with activities to mark the International Day of Happiness, which falls on March 20.
The second collective wedding ceremony in Vietnam.
This year’s theme is “Love and Sharing”, the Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism said. This is the third time the ministry has organized the event.
Different campaigns imparting knowledge, skills, and experience for building a happy home and community are underway, alongside a series of charitable programs.
Vietnam first celebrated the international holiday in 2014. The Prime Minister issued a decision to mark the day annually throughout the nation. The domestic celebration is an opportunity for the Government to promote policies and initiatives to advance local living standards, and encourage law-abiding behaviour and community spirit.
Vietnam now ranks 96th among 157 countries and territories in the World Happiness Report 2016. The three countries with highest happiness levels were Denmark, Switzerland, and Iceland.