Few Lines about World Book Day
- The World book Day is also known as the World Book and Copyright Day or the International Day of the Book.
- It is observed on 23rd of April every year by the UN Member states.
- Every year, United Nations organize educational and cultural events to promote reading, publishing, and copyright.
- The day was first started to get observed on 23rd April, 1995.
The World book Day is observed every year on 23rd of April. The day was started by the UNESCO to promote reading, publishing, and copyright. It is also known as the World Book and Copyright Day or the International Day of the Book. Every year, the United Nations organize educational and cultural events as a celebration of books, publishing, and reading.
The day was first celebrated on 23 April of 1995 and continues to get recognized on that day every year. It was first aimed to promote publishing and copyright but encompasses everything from reading and writing, to literature and drama. Today, more than 100 countries across the world are joining the celebration of the World Book Day Celebrations.
The World book Day or the World Book and Copyright Day or the International Day of the Book is observed every year on 23rd of April by the UNESCO.
World Book Day was first created in 1995 by UNESCO. Traditionally it continues to get celebrated on 23rd April every year. The date of celebration of Book Day is a symbolic date in world literature and was chosen as an honor to the deaths of William Shakespeare, Inca Garcilaso de la Vega, and Miguel De Cervantes and several other prominent authors, who were all connected to that particular date either by birth or death.
Today, more than 100 countries all over the world are celebrating the World Book Day observed by UNESCO. However, UK celebrates the World Book Day UK on the first Thursday of March every year, giving the students an opportunity to celebrate the day during the school term.
The World Book and Copyright Day is targeted towards promoting the enjoyment of books and reading. It also allows authors to celebrate their accomplishments and readers to recognize the scope of books and publishing. Books are considered the bridge between past and present, and across generations and cultures.
On this day, UNESCO and the international organizations takes initiatives to celebrate publishers, booksellers and libraries. The day promotes to organize events and book fests to pay tribute to books and authors, encouraging everyone to access books.