NATIONAL COMMON COURTESY DAY 2018

A Philippine television series, “Wish Ko Lang,” lately featured a show in search of a modern hero.  In one segment, an actor posed as an invalid travelling on a wheel chair through the streets of Metro Manila.  Through the day, the hidden camera caught the miserable state of the actor.  Nearing defeat of purpose, a man suddenly helped him reach his destination going beyond common courtesy to true kindness!

When is the National Common Courtesy Day in 2018?

The National Common Courtesy Day is on March 21, 2018, a Wednesday.

The National Common Courtesy Day is always observed on the 21st day of March each year all over the world.

The Origin and Purpose of the National Common Courtesy Day:

There is no official record as to the origin of this wacky day.  Its purpose though had become a necessity with the passing years:  to remind the people of the virtue of courtesy.  As everyday living’s pace had grown fast and survival measures require time, the common acts of courtesy are slowly fading away.  This day is to remind people of how important common courtesy is to relationships.

The Celebration of the National Common Courtesy Day:

There is no better way to celebrate this day than doing little random acts of kindness to others.  Practicing politeness through the use of simple words of thanks, requests, being excused, greeting and bidding goodbye are highly recommended.  Giving up a seat for an elder in a bus would also be nice.

Showing consideration to others by holding doors open for others, acknowledging an acquaintance with a smile in passing, and keeping the voice down in speaking are also encouraged.  Sharing cookies or mini-cakes to neighbours or classmates, patience in driving and observing proper table manners are also recommended.

When is the National Common Courtesy Day in 2019?

The National Common Courtesy Day is on March 21, 2019, a Thursday.