Birthdays are an important occasion in an individual's life. National holidays are public holidays designated by the government of the respective country to honor the country itself. It is a day on which the citizens celebrate the nationhood of the country. Besides, the anniversary of a country's independence, many countries celebrate national holidays in connection with a variety of themes including signing of the constitution, a country patron saint's day, emancipation, revolutions, or any other major event which had happened in that country.It is a special day and is usually made special by celebration. True celebration calls for participation of people who are special, and inviting them in a way that they feel wanted. Hence special care has to be made while making birthday invitations
Birthday invitations require use of creative ideas and techniques. If the party revolves around a theme, the invitation can give a hint about it. The theme should be communicated in a language, befitting the age of the person invited. The language can be simple or flowery depending on the theme, and the temperament of the person invited. It is advisable to come up with original ideas, though there are websites, which help people in getting messages for such occasions. The invitation can be made better by adding warm and personalized touch, though some people take advantage of card making software for the purpose.
The invitations can be hand delivered, mailed, or sent online, and have to be timed accordingly. As a rule the invitations should be send two weeks before the party, as it enables the guests to put other engagements on hold.
An invitation should have the party occasion, name, and complete address of the place, where the party is to be held, along with the day and date. In case of the venue being difficult to locate, the inclusion of the maps can be of additional help to the guests.
It is advisable to include the time of the party as it helps the guests to plan their day accordingly. The phone number and e-mail address is another vital information to be mentioned in the card, so that the guests can acquaint the hosts of any changes in their plan. It is better to inform the guests beforehand, of the dress code, if any. If the party is restricted to the adults, it is always advisable to mention that the kids will not be accommodated, albeit in a polite manner.
Last but not least, it is always good on the part of the host to decide beforehand the number and kind of people to be invited and design the invitation or the framework of the invitation accordingly.