Ethiopia celebrates national laughter day

In Ethiopia the national laughter day is a day when Ethiopians of different walks of life and ages, the sick and the visually impaired meet to just laugh. There is no reason whatsoever for their laughter. It is a moment where people let themselves free for some hours and forget any worries they may have.

Ethiopia is one of the few countries in the world that celebrates national laughter day and the rationale behind it is to develop a positive thinking amongst its citizens.
Those who have attended several laughter days that has been honored for the past 10 years in Ethiopia have developed a psychological change. They now believe that laughter is the remedy they need to relax and free their mind from existing political, social and economic hurdles.
The initiator of the laughter day is Girma Belachew an Ethiopian who broke the world record In the World Guinness Impossibility Challenger Event held in Germany Munich in 2002 when he laughed non stop for three hours and five minutes.
Girma who owns a school that teaches people how to laugh has shared his laughter concept by having laughing sessions with the military, medical professionals, patients with different ailments, amongst other professionals in Ethiopia.  From Press Tv see also the Video


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