World Candle Day

March 1st 2021

Why a World Candle Day

A tradition to be preserved

In many parts of the world, candles are mostly used during Christmas and winter time. The World Candle Day aims at showing how candles can be used throughout the year to create a unique atmosphere, from cosy to festive, both indoors and outdoors.

Candles make every moment special in multiple ways, from the memories they evoke, feelings and sensations. Coloured or not, scented/unscented, they all help create beautiful moments…

How to celebrate

Take part in the 1st World Candle Day by posting pictures of how you use candles in your daily life on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook and use the #hashtag:


Share your experience and tips on how to use candles throughout the year to create a enjoyable atmosphere inside the house and outdoors.

Organised by:

Asociacion Latinoamericana de Fabricantes de Velas (ALAFAVE)

The Association of European Candle Makers (AECM)

The European Candle Association (ECA)

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