🙋 Why July 17?
July 17 is famously displayed on the 📅 Calendar Emoji, which is why we chose it as the date for World Emoji Day.
💡 The calendar emoji date is the reason this July 17 was chosen, but the day is much bigger than just one emoji. World Emoji Day is a celebration of all emojis.
🗳 Cast your Vote
Voting for the 2018 World Emoji Awards is now open! Have your say and decide the Best New Emoji, Most Anticipated Emoji, Excellence in Emoji Use and which emoji best represents 2018 as Emoji of the Year. Voting closes 2pm ET on July 17.
Winners will be announced on World Emoji Day, July 17, 2018.
Last year's winners were announced live from the New York Stock Exchange on July 17, 2017.
🎈 Emoji Royalty
🎂 Birthday on July 17? Not everyone is fortunate enough to have an emoji showing their date of birth. Be kind with your humble subjects on this day, despite knowing that you are the true emoji royalty.
Notable July 17 Birthdays:
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