When Is National Haiku Day?

The internet history of Haiku Day

17th of April is National Haiku Day

  First detected on the 17th of April 2015

  2,727 tweets


Is It Haiku Day Today?

It's Haiku day on the 17th of April.

The most recent detection of references to Haiku Day was 6 months, 3 weeks ago.

There were many celebrations relating to national holdiays written about on social media that our algorithms picked up on the 17th of April. In total we detected 55 total unique days being shared such as Bat Appreciation Day which had 706 people talking about it, or Enrique Iglesias Day having 675 tweets.


How Is The Date For Haiku Day Calculated?

The day shown for 'National Haiku Day' is based off how much chitter-chatter and buzz there was on April 17, 2017 across social media making references to 'Haiku Day'. Our algorithms examine all of the references to National Days across social media and updates whatnationaldayisit.com hourly, with our homepage displaying the current national day, including others such as: Haiku, Dna or Haiku Poetry Day. This crowdsourcing of data method to assess the National Haiku Day date is used as opposed to being connected with any Government sacntioned lists :D Hurrah for democracy by concensus!


I'd Like To Promote National Haiku Day

We've put together the following resources full of nifty tips on how to increase the reach of Haiku Day. The resources include: graphs, badges, and resources on what steps to take to boost Haiku Day's visibility.

Can I Register Haiku Day?

We don't have an international authority or governmental remit to declare any officially celebrated "national Haiku day". We only aim to programatically reflect what 'National Day' it is based of what The Internet Says It Is. We believe this is much more fun as it reflects the nature of how the most amusing / interesting national days are often created organically and grow based off popular social trends and sharing, as such we don't add new days to our database unless they are organically observed on social media.



Is it National Haiku Day Everywhere?

Yes? No.. Sort of | Maybe ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

What's really intersting is how whilst some National Days like National Daughters Day are seemingly celebrated internationally irrespective of geography, some very popular days (That often become the No. 1 National Day on our homepage) are in fact locally very specific and are offical holidays celebrated on a Country's national calendar. Take National Rambutan Day for instance, Rambutan is a popular Souteast Asian fruit and not seen so much in the UK, Europe or the USA. Some regionally specific trends subsequently become immensely popular internationally and worldwide, partly fuelled by widely shared 'National Days', National Pabebe Wave Day being one such example.


We're now tracking the sentiment around every mention of Haiku day to show how people feel about Haiku. See if people like Haiku here.
We're detecting how Haiku affects other things more widely than just being a celebrated day. See how Haiku affects company share prices.


Hang On, It Was National Haiku Day Already This Year..!?

Yes, this is strangely enough entirely possible. The date shown for National Haiku Day can change, if for instance several hundred people tweeted about Haiku Day in early April, then in May a few thousand people tweeted about Haiku day, then the date shown for National Haiku Day, could come up twice :D

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National Haiku Day

It's Haiku Day
On April 17th


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National Haiku Day, on the 17th of April

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