World Beard Day is celebrated every year on first Saturday of September and this year it falls on September 7. On this day, people with a beard comes together to celebrate the day with much enthusiasm.
On this day events are held for the bearded people where they have fun and enjoy the advantage of having a beard and others show support and do things to appreciate men with good facial hair.
Significance of World Beard Day 2019
There are many traditional ways by which World Beard Day is celebrated for ages. In the South of Spain, a boxing match is held between men with and without a beard. In Sweden, not having a beard on the day can get you out of the town.
The main aim of keeping a beard and to mark the World Beard Day is to spread awareness regarding prostate cancer.
On this day, the bearded men can also avail discounts and offers from different stores.
History of World Beard Day
From a long time now the beard is considered as a sign of masculine beauty. Having a well maintained long beard has been related to social status and in some communities, it is also considered as religious beliefs. Different people appreciate it differently. Another observance for the beard is held in the month of November named as ‘No Shave November’.