World Laughter Day and World Athlete Day Celebration

Date : Sunday, May 5, 2024
Location : DDA Park, Harkesh Nagar, Okhla

Organizers :Disha and Dharam (Changemaker Team)

Taglines :

  • Breaking Barriers, Soaring Higher: World Athlete Day
  • Laugh Loud, Laugh Proud: Every Smile is Beautiful

Timing: 6:00 AM to 10:00 AM

Participants Reported : 5:50 AM

The event commenced with the first warm-up exercise at 6:00 AM and continued until 6:30 AM to prepare the participants for the day ahead. At 6:40 AM, the event featured the 50-meter sprint heat races, categorized under various age groups, including under 10, under 12, under 14, as well as separate heats for junior and senior girls. By 7:10 AM, the excitement escalated with the 50-meter final race, showcasing the proficiency and talent of the participants. At 7:40 AM, a senior team football match ensued, fostering camaraderie and sportsmanship among the participants. The morning continued with an enriching interaction session with students at 9:30 AM, promoting dialogue and engagement within the community.
At 9:40 AM, participants indulged in laughter yoga, emphasizing the significance of laughter in fostering well-being and positivity.
Following the laughter yoga session, refreshments in the form of fruits were distributed at 9:45 AM, replenishing energy levels and promoting healthy nutrition practices.
At 9:50 AM, the event culminated with a TED Talk session, accompanied by the distribution of ORS (Oral Rehydration Solution), highlighting the importance of hydration and wellness. The event concluded on a high note, with an atmosphere filled with joy, interaction, and radiant smiles, representing the spirit of World Laughter Day and World Athlete Day. It was a memorable celebration of athleticism and laughter, emphasizing the values of inclusivity, health, and happiness within the community. The event had a profound effect on attendees, motivating them to integrate both sports and laughter into their daily routines, fostering a healthier and more joyful community. It also encouraged children to display their talents and step away from their devices, reducing screen time and embracing outdoor activities to cherish the carefree moments of childhood.