Aunt and Uncles Day - July 26
Wed, Jul 26, 2023

Aunt and Uncles Day

Aunt and Uncles Day is celebrated every year on July 26th. Psychologists note that an aunt and an uncle can become another parent for a child, and great friends. Often it is they who, with the parents, watch how children grow, so they have a huge number of stories about their childhood and youth. Why July? This is a great time for a family picnic or visiting the park. Call any favorite aunt or uncle and tell them how important they are to you.

The History

Despite the fact the tradition of honoring the siblings of parents has existed for a long time, there is no information about who started it. The words aunt and uncle have Latin roots, with the corresponding family ties. In many cultures, the next of kin of parents are revered on a par with moms and dads.

Interesting Facts

  • In the Ashanti tribe (country of Ghana), aunts and uncles have the right to raise nephews and nieces along with their parents.
  • In Polynesian culture, the terms aunt and uncle are applied to people of advanced age, as a sign of respect.
  • Aunts and uncles are an inexhaustible source of useful advice for children of all ages. Moreover, they tend to express an opinion that is not always similar to that of the parents.
  • Psychologists note large families are useful for children, because by communicating with different people, they develop social skills.
  • Aunts and uncles are another source of gifts on various holidays, and these wonderful relatives can teach you something useful and interesting.

How to take part

If you have an uncle or aunt, congratulate them, and go to a restaurant, cinema, or park together. Prepare a family lunch or dinner with the whole family. Talk about the holiday on social networks.

When is Aunt and Uncles Day Celebrated in 2023?

Aunt and Uncles Day is associated with the anticipation of happiness and joy. It is observed on July the 26th each year.


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