World Laughter Day seeks to encourage laughter around the world. This day views laughter as a universal language that can help connect people from different countries and cultures.
According to laughteryoga.org, when you laugh, you undergo a positive change. This change affects you within and it can be used to help change the world around you. By sharing in the joy that comes from laughter, this day aims to create a worldwide community of people who believe in love, kindness, and compassion.