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International Day of Yoga
June 25, 2017 @ 7:30 am - 10:30 am
About International Day of Yoga
On December 11, 2014, the United Nations General Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution introduced by India, and co-sponsored by 177 out of the 193 Member States of the UN, to celebrate 21st June as the ‘International Day of Yoga’. The resolution had the highest number of co-sponsors ever for any UN General Assembly resolution of this nature, reflecting the universal appeal of Yoga.
The Government of India has since decided to celebrate annually, the International Day of Yoga, throughout the World. The 1st International Day of Yoga was celebrated in Atlanta, Georgia on June 21, 2015, with great enthusiasm and popular participation.
The 3rd International Day of Yoga is being celebrated in Georgia by the Consulate General of India with the support of around 50 Indian associations/Yoga institutions and the City of Sandy Springs, on Sunday, June 25, 2017 (as June 21 is a working day).