National Emo Day - December 19
Mon, Dec 19, 2022

National Emo Day

Everyone who honors this movement joins National Emo Day! It’s time to put on black clothes, grow bangs and think about the meaning of life. A person belonging to a subculture is not really just a sad teenager. There is a whole world in his soul! Is it possible to unravel its mysteries?


The movement originated in the United States in the 80s. At that time, only the lazy did not know about hardcore punk – its heavy sound and vocals stood out from other musical styles. Fans are sure that the Rites of Spring group is a pioneer of emo, but the musicians themselves refuse these associations. The second notable band is “Embrace”, which gave impetus to the development of emo-core. No wonder the subculture deserved a National Day.

Emo does not have a specific philosophy – they breathe emotions and do not hide negative or positive manifestations. People love freedom, advocate peace on the planet, being avid pacifists. Their image is distinguished by the presence of black and pink colors, various accessories – handbags, scarves, bracelets, badges of their favorite groups, bright makeup.

Interesting facts

Did you know that:

  • emo music is built on the sensual component of experiences that cannot be faked;
  • there is a certain romanticization of death in culture, but this does not mean that the desire to die by one’s own hands prevails – this was thought out by the environment;
  • emo are distinguished by romanticism, their main values ​​are friendship and love;
  • one of the popular symbols is the bear. Soft toy with a pink heart with a transverse crack.

How to celebrate

Support the culture on National Emo Day! Show that you understand their feelings and emotions. Try dressing out of the ordinary – explore your wardrobe, wear a wig or style your hair to match. Look at the photos on the Internet and once again be surprised at the versatility of the style!

When is National Emo Day celebrated in 2022?

National Emo Day is observed on December 19 each year.


Weekday Month Day Year
Monday December 19 2022
Tuesday December 19 2023
Thursday December 19 2024
Friday December 19 2025
Saturday December 19 2026

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