International Yoga Day (World Yoga Day) is celebrated every year on June 21. And this year it will be fifth International Yoga Day celebrated on the same day 21 June 2019. There is a special Theme (Slogan) and Venue for celebrating Yoga Day.
Every year, the Ministry of AYUSH declares the Yoga day theme and Venue (Location) to celebrated Yoga day. AYUSH stands for Ayurvedic, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, and Homeopathy. AYUSH is one of the departments under the government of India.
On this International Day of Yoga, there is no public holiday. Whereas, people across the world celebrate this day by practice Yoga together. People Celebrate Yoga day throughout the day but the main timing is early morning i.e., Before Sunrise.
International Yoga Day 2019 Theme, Logo, Venue
International Yoga Day shortly termed as “IYD”. Theme generally means subject to talk. For Yoga Day, every year there is a theme i.e., a subject or reason to celebrate. Previous year 2018, the international Yoga Day theme was “Yoga For Peace”.
International Yoga Day Logo
The Image shown above is the official Logo of International Yoga Day. In this IYD logo, a person is in the salutation Pose or “Namaskar Pose”. The hand of the person is just above the head in Salutation Pose. This shows the unity between the person and nature.
In the logo of world Yoga day, there is a total of 7 colors with white background. And 5 different shapes. Each color and shape has its own significance. in the top of Yoga Logo “International Day of Yoga 21 June” is written in the ‘arc’ form.
- The color of the person in the yoga day logo is Dark Blue. This Dark blue color reflects the Water element.
- There are one Brown and one Green pair of leaves behind the person in the logo. Green leaves indicate nature and Brown leaves symbolize the Earth (Soil).
- Yellow and Saffron colored circles behind the person and above the leaves in the IYD Logo. Yellow and Saffron color represents the eye element and solar energy.
- A world map of white and blue color behind the head of the person in the International Yoga Day Logo. This represents unity and oneness. Also, Yoga is for the world’s good health and well being.
And, at the bottom of the logo, “Yoga for Harmony and Peace” is written. This is a clear message to everyone that by practicing Yoga, one can achieve Harmony and peace in life.
International Yoga Day 2019 Theme & Venue
The fifth International Yoga day (Yoga day 2019) will be celebrated with the theme Climate Action. United Nations declares the yoga day 2019 theme “Climate Action”.
In India, the Yoga day 2019 on 21 June will be celebrated at Ranchi. Ranchi is the capital city of Jharkhand. Yoga Day will be celebrated at Prabhat Tara Ground, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India. The Yoga day event will be ogranised by the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) .