May 18, 2007

22nd May - It's Hug Day!!!

Did you know that 22nd May is "Hug Day" (Dia do Abraço) in Brazil? I had no idea, but that reminded me of a video I saw on YouTube not very long ago, in which a young Australian named Juan Mann offered free hugs in the streets of Sydney. The video was chosen "The most inspirational video of 2006" by the viewers and more than 14,5 million people have already seen it all over the world. You can learn more about Juan and his campaign clicking here. You can also visit their official website. And the next post shows the official video and the lyrics of the song.

So, happy 'hug day' to you all, and a big virtual hug!!! Why not send one to other blog readers in our 'comments' section?

7 comments:

Fred said...

Hi everyone! I do not know about you, but I loved this video-song, and it also made me feel like giving hugs to people I love! Get one! It´s for free!!! Fred

Mônica Veado said...

A big hug to you Fred! And one to the baby-girl - or baby-boy - who is coming later this year, so hug the mom for me! :-)

Nina Lyulkun said...

Thank you, Monica, for the wonderful posting about the Free Hugs.

The best,
Nina Lyulkun

Mônica Veado said...

Hi Nina, I loved your new avatar, very stylish! :-)
Hugs from Brazil

Anonymous said...

A warm virtual hug for you too Monica, from the very hot Sudan!
Hala

Illya said...

Thanks Monica for that lovely story. It literaly put tears in my eyes , so here's a (((((((( great big hug!!!))))))) to you too!!!

Mônica Veado said...

Dear Hala and Illya, hugs to you too, from a not so hot Brazil (at least at the moment...)!