Swirling and looping, rising and falling, the juggler’s tools fly through the air with an elegance surprising in pins and rings, knives and hatchets. If you’ve ever been amazed by these seeming magic work by a juggler’s hands, then World Juggling Day is your opportunity to show them some recognition.
Jugglers Are Amazing!
The World Juggling Day is celebrated to honor the Jugglers around the world as it is also one of the best and difficult artworks. Juggling doesn’t depend on things and it can be done with many things and there are jugglers who do risky juggling as well. It requires an amazing skill and artwork which is not for everyone. Jugglers are passionate towards juggling and they practice very hard to do juggling.
The World Juggling Day is celebrated on 16th of June.
History About World Juggling Day
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Initially, the day was named as National Juggling Day which was changed to World Juggling Day in the year 1995. The World Juggling Day was founded by International Juggler’s Association. The Internation Juggler’s Association was formed in the year 1947 by 8 Jugglers. At the end of the year there were a total of 135 jugglers and an anniversary was held in the year 1948 at NY. 38 Jugglers among the 135 members attended the anniversary. After that, they had small gatherings for the conventions at 1950 and 1951.
The number of attendees who are attending the convention gradually increased and in the 1982 convention, around 600 jugglers attended the convention. The first Juggling Day was celebrated by more than 10,000 people around 60 countries. The present generation is now utilizing the power of social media as the jugglers are united via social media.
How to Celebrate World Juggling Day
The World Juggling Day can be celebrated by hosting or attending a Juggling festival on this day. It can also be celebrated teaching your friends how to juggle or learning yourself how to Juggle. If you are a juggler, then try to use new props while juggling. Make a video showing your juggling skills and upload it to social media. Register yourself as a juggler in the IFA and contribute to the success of it. Share your experience with the hashtag #HappyWorldJugglingDay.