Hug an Australian Day

Hug an Australian Day is observed next on Friday, April 26th, 2024 (5 days from today).

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Let go ahead and give a big bear hug to any Australians on Hug an Australian Day. Do not hesitate to show how much you love to an Australian.

Hug an Australian Day, April 26 every year, is a chance to give any of your Australian friends a big hug. This is a great opportunity to help improve international relations. Hugs always make both the receiver and the giver happy. Hug an Australian Day has become more and more popular over the past few years. In addition, it is celebrated not only in Australia but all over the world. People commemorate Hug an Australian Day by sending a greeting card or a e-cards for their Australian friends.

History of Hug an Australian Day

Hug an Australian Day was founded by Thomas and Ruth Roy. The origin of this event is unclear but the date is a copyrighted holiday. If you know any Australians, let give them a hug and a kangaroo or koala toy or a DVD of a popular Australian album. If you don't know any Australians directly then you can get to know some Australians through the internet and if you are planning a holiday trip you can go to Brisbane, Sydney, Adelaide or anywhere else in Australia on holiday. With the season approaching, you can also get deals at many travel sites. On this day you can also listen to popular Australian songs and you can watch any Australian film of your choice.

How to celebrate Hug an Australian Day

On this day, do you have any plan to have a memorial celebration? If you are in Australia, give a big hug to all the Australians you meet on this day and plan a dinner or get together with your Australian friends. If you are not in Australia you can observe the day by cuddling a koala or kangaroo toy. In addition, post photos and share your thoughts on social media about the day using the hashtag #HuganAustralianDay.


Hug an Australian Day has been observed annually on April 26th.


Tuesday, April 26th, 2022

Wednesday, April 26th, 2023

Friday, April 26th, 2024

Saturday, April 26th, 2025

Sunday, April 26th, 2026

Also on Friday, April 26th, 2024

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