Every years, World Laughter Day is celebrated on the 1st Sunday of the month May. First time this day was celebrated on January, 10 1998 in Mumbai, India. It was an idea of Dr. Madan Kataria who is a founder of Worldwide Laughter Yoga Movement. This movement has a very powerful and positive emotion that has all requirements for people to change themselves and also change the world in a positive way.
This Laughter Yoga movement was inspired to start in part by facial feedback hypothesis which hypothesizes a person’s facial expression can have an effect on their emotions. The world laughter day celebration is a positive and powerful expression for peace of the world. The main focus to build us global cognizance of brotherhood and friendship with the help of laughter. It is celebrated in public places by gatherings of people with purpose of laughing. Popularity of World Laughter Day has grown globally. And for this reason the Laughter Yoga movement having thousands of Laughter Clubs in more than 105 countries all over the world.