World Dream Day 2023: Date, Significance, History, Theme & Quotes

World Dream Day is observed every year on September 25 by people all over the globe. The day aims to inspire people to dream big and work hard in order to turn the dream into reality. People all over the world are encouraged to declare, share and celebrate their dreams on the occasion of World Dream Day. The day was founded by an educator of Columbia University, Ozioma Egwuonwu, in the year 2012.

World Dream Day 2023 Date

Below mentioned are the upcoming dates for World Dream Day for the next 5 years.

World Dream Day 2023September 25, 2023Monday
World Dream Day 2024September 25, 2024Wednesday
World Dream Day 2025September 25, 2025Thursday
World Dream Day 2026September 25, 2026Friday
World Dream Day 2027September 25, 2027Sunday

World Dream Day 2023 Overview

EventWorld Dream Day 2023
DateSeptember 25, 2023
Declared byOzioma Egwuonwu
Celebrated byWorldwide
Purpose of celebrationTo inspire people to dream big and work hard in order to turn the dream into reality.

World Dream Day Significance

World Dream Day provides an opportunity to the people to take actions to make their dream turn into reality. Through declaration of our dreams and coming together, we can create a positive force that inspire us to achieve our highest potential in order to realize that dream. Thus, the World Dream Day is also a strong reminder of our ability to recognize our strength and make positive change in our lives and in the world. The day plays an important role in empowering and igniting the people of the world to rise up and take a stand for what they truly dream of. Not only for individual gain but for upliftment of families, communities, businesses and the world, dreaming and its realization is very important.

History of World Dream Day Celebration

World Dream Day is the day of honoring our dreams and the role they play in keeping us inspired till we achieve that dream. The proposal to observe World Dream Day was put forward by an instructor at Columbia University, Ozioma Egwuonwu, in 2012.  Ozioma was also an educator and a transformational strategist who aimed at creating a day that would help inspire humanity and thus came up with the idea of World Dream Day celebration. Not only individuals but families, communities and companies are also encouraged to dream big and do whatever it takes to turn those dreams into reality.

Celebration of World Dream Day

World Dream Day 2023 will be observed on Monday, 25 September with events, seminars and workshops organized all around the globe. The idea is to bring people together and inspire them to achieve their dreams is celebrated on World Dream Day and therefore  inspirational tools and resources are provided to set your dreams in motion. You can find numerous inspirational content, live seminars, funding opportunities, downloadable documents and much more on the official website of World Dream Day.

You can create your own vision board, analyze the depths of your dream and brainstorm ideas on how to make these dreams into reality. Take World Dream Day as an opportunity to find what could be done to rise above your challenges and obstacles and fulfill your dreams with great empowerment. You can celebrate this day with others through social media by talking about your dreams and encouraging others to do the same with World Dream Day hashtag. Getting in touch with others may also help in realization of a common dream that might help communities and nations.

World Dream Day Theme 2023

World Dream Day 2023 Theme: To be announced

The theme for celebrating World Dream Day was ‘The Higher Dream’ last year and many events were organized in support of this theme. It invites media sponsors, collaborators & strategic partners to help us spread the magic of this special day.

World Dream Day 2023 Quotes

Here are some famous quotes for you on the occasion of World Dream Day 2023 so that you remain motivated to dream big and fly high.

  1. ‘The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.’ – Eleanor Roosevelt
  2. ‘A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work’ – Colin Powell
  3. ‘You have to dream before your dreams can come true.’ – A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
  4. ‘All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.’ – Walt Disney
  5. ‘To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.’ – Anatole France


When will we celebrate World Dream Day 2023?

September 25, 2023

What will be the theme for celebrating World Dream Day 2023?

The Higher Dream

Who started the celebration of World Dream Day?

Ozioma Egwuonwu, an educator and transformational strategist of Columbia University

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