World Heart Day is celebrated every year on the 29 th of September. It was founded fifteen years ago and at first was celebrated every last Sunday of September, but four years ago the date was changed to September, 29.

The main mission of this event is to increase awareness in people of heart disease, especially cardiovascular disease (CVD). According to statistics, heart attack is one of the leading causes of death on the planet. On this day, people all around the world are encouraged to create healthy heart environment, for example by giving up smoking.