Essay on Birthday Parties – Meaning and Importance

Meaning

Birthday is commemorating the birth anniversary of a person and they are celebrated in several cultures which is usually accompanied by birthday parties, gifts and birthday cards.

Many folks believe that the birthday will not be complete without throwing a party. These parties have almost similar characteristics but it can be done in different ways.

Therefore, in western culture, the invited guests are usually being asked to bring gifts and the party venues are usually decorated with to give the ultimate look for the event.

Additionally, the birthday cake is decorated in a unique way which will be later be accompanied by singing when cutting it.

However, birthday parties have faced an evolutionary advancement over some time. Nowadays, a surprise birthday party is common in almost many diverse regions of the world.

Usually, guests will arrive before the birthday person arrives and gets everything ready for the day. Thereafter, they might conceal their presence until the honoured person arrives.

Just as the person enters the room they all shout jubilantly, throwing balloons and singing birthday songs. Many people have lived to recall such an unexpected occasion.

Importance of birthday party

The following are importance:

  1. TO CELEBRATE ONE’s BIRTH

The birthday party is a special way to appreciate one’s existence in the world. The person feels appreciated and welcomed by the family and friends. Some folks have found interesting stories of how they were born and everything about their birth.

  1. IT IS A SOCIAL EVENT

People from all walks of life find an opportunity to have fun and to socialize. They hang out together and some even have found their spouses through such gathering. People exchange ideas and experiences in their lives which brings more fun.

  1. A WAY OF HAVING FUN

If a question is asked on who doesn’t love parties, chances are that you will find nil results. This implies that alongside the celebration of a birthday, it is an activity where people have fun either through dancing some enjoy the party drinks and hiking.

  1. IT IS A SELF-ESTEEM BOOSTER

It boosts the esteem of the person of celebrating a birthday. They get to learn that they have many friends and too much support. They feel they are worth living and the fact that their parents are proud of them gives the best feeling.

  1. CREATE LIFETIME MEMORIES

Through such parties are where wonderful memories are created. The fact that it is usually an annual event is indeed a memorable moment. The memories are backed up by the fun that such parties are associated

  1. OPPORTUNITY TO GRANT PEOPLE THEIR BIRTHDAY WISHES

This provides a platform on which one’s birthday wishes are fulfilled by friends and relatives. I have witnessed some of my friends being given fabulous wishes that they had requested before the birthday parties.

  1. PLATFORM OF MAKING NEW FRIENDS

Such parties have given people to interact and make new friends. Some friends that have been made through this have in one way or another be our lifetime friends just because of this essential event.

  1. IT IS A REMINDER OF FUTURE RESPONSIBILITIES

Through these parties, several advice and speeches on responsibility have been delivered. The honoured person of the day is usually reminded that every growth comes along with being more responsible.

  1. OPPORTUNITY TO RECEIVE GIFTS

These parties are known for the numerous gifts that are being given on that day. Through this, you will receive every kind of gift you didn’t imagine.

  1. IT BRINGS RE-UNION

These parties are a platform where relatives and friends are being reunited despite possible differences. They come together and learn to live every moment together

  1. IT PROVIDES A PLATFORM FOR SOLVING PROBLEMS

Through such parties, both social and financial problems have been solved by the gathering of family and friends. Some folks who had challenges with studies have found support through such parties

  1. YOU GET TO EXPLORE VARIOUS DIETS

Such parties can be equated to food paradise. This is where all kinds of diets are usually prepared for the guests and if you have never tasted some food then it is your opportunity.

  1. IT PROVIDES ADVENTURE

Some parties have been celebrated in venues far from home where you get to tour and have fun in various places around the world.

  1. IT IS A MOMENT OF SELF –REFLECTION

This parties can be a turn around the event in one’s life. People tend to drop displeasing habits and they become better and reliable members of the society,

  1. IT MARKS MATURITY
    This is an event which one can attest that he is getting mature. You will be required to make your own choices and decisions because it is assumed that you are a grown up

CONCLUSION

Celebrating your birthday is a cornerstone event in your life. Apart from fun and all kinds of adventure, it is a life-transforming opportunity which is marked by responsibility and maturity.

By IsaacV

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