world candle day manifesto

World Candle Day - 1st March 2021

The World Candle Day is a joint initiative from 2 associations: ALAFAVE; the Latin American Candle Manufacturer Association, ECMA (the European Candle Manufacturers Association).

ALAFAVE and ECMA organized a webinar at which experts explained the safety labelling of candles and how important it is to follow the manufacturers´ instructions.

How to celebrate

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Take part in the 2nd World Candle Day by posting pictures of how you use candles in your daily life on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook and use the #hashtag:


Share your experience and tips on how to use candles throughout the year to create a enjoyable atmosphere inside the house and outdoors.

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A tradition to be preserved

Why a World Candle Day

In many parts of the world, candles are mostly used during Christmas and winter time. The World Candle Day aims at showing how candles can be used throughout the year to create a unique atmosphere, from cosy to festive, both indoors and outdoors.

Candles make every moment special in multiple ways, from the memories they evoke, feelings and sensations. Coloured or not, scented/unscented, they all help create beautiful moments…

Meet us

Our partners

ALAFAVE and ECMA work to promote the use and enjoyment of candles and helps all candle maker companies in the world with their interests and business.

Safe use of candles

Candles burn with an open flame.
They can be used safely and with no health concerns nevertheless if some basic rules are observed