Artist Grum Elias, from Ethiopia, honor’s his daughter’s birthday. Birthdays are unique occasions for a number of reasons: Birthdays commemorate a person’s birth anniversary. It’s a day to honor life’s gift and take stock of the past year’s experiences. It’s an opportunity to recognize each person’s experiences, development, and successes. Friends and family gather to celebrate a person’s birthday on their birthday. It gives family members a chance to spend time together, fortify their bonds, and make priceless memories. It’s customary to exchange gifts on birthdays. Friends and family use the occasion to give heartfelt gifts as a way to express their love and gratitude. Parties and other unexpected acts of kindness add a sense of surprise and delight. Certain birthdays, such as turning 18, 21, or 50, are considered significant milestones in a person’s life. These milestones often symbolize new opportunities, increased responsibilities, or a transition into a new phase of life. Birthdays can be a time for reflection, setting goals, and envisioning the future.