The Origin and Customs of Children's Day
In November 1949, the International Federation of Democratic Women held a board meeting in Moscow. Representatives of China and other countries angrily revealed the crimes of the imperialists and reactionaries of various countries who slaughtered and poisoned children. In order to protect the children's rights to life, health care and education in all countries of the world, and in order to improve children's lives, the meeting decided to use the 1st of each June as the International Children's Day.
Prior to this, children's festivals were in many countries in the world. In 1925, the International Childhood Happiness Promotion Association proposed the establishment of a Children’s Day. The United Kingdom, the United States, Japan, and other countries responded positively and established their own children’s day. British regulations (July 14th for Children’s Day, US regulations 5 The 1st of the month is Children's Day.The Children's Day in Japan is very special, with boys and girls' and children's day, May 5th for boys' and children's day, and March 3 for girls' and children's day. In 1931 China also prescribed that April 4 be the Chinese Children's Day. .
Since the establishment of the International Children's Day on June 1st in 1949, all countries in the world have abolished the Children's Day and unified them as the "61 International Children's Day." The Central Government of China announced in December 1949 that it replaced the original "Children's Day" with the "61 International Children's Day" and provided a one-day holiday for children.