World Music Day 2017: France that first incorporated it as a day of national importance, and eventually World Music Day adopted by so many countries.
World Music Day 2018 or Fete de la Musique but World Music Day is not actually the International Music Day, though in both festivals we celebrate music and importance of the singers. This time on 2018 we will be celebrating World Music Day on 21st June with much glory.
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On this day, musicians from all genres and of all ages gather together and they also perform in the different public places – such as streets, parks, gardens, stadiums, stations or halls. All concerts and performances are free to the public.
The celebration of the World Music Day is going on since 1982 when this practice was firstly done in the France. World Music day has been adopted by more than 120 nations across the world, including India.
World Music Day 2018
Here’s a brief look at the history of events behind World Music Day, and this year we will be celebrating another event of the World Music Day.
History behind World Music Day
The concept of a united day for musicians to mark summer solstice was first proposed by American artist Joel Cohen in the era 1976. But it was France who actually first included and coordinated the World Music Day as a day of national importance, and it gradually spread in the whole world and the World Music Day is mark as the celebration of the music.
In October 1981, French Minister of Culture Jack Lang appointed Maurice Fleuret as the director music and dance. The duo conceived an event which makes it way to have all musicians – amateur and experienced – to express them on the stage.
The first World Music Day or Fete de la Musique took place on June 21, 1982 – the year’s summer solstice in the Northern hemisphere.
Thousands of citizens came out to the part of the proposal all across France, till late at night. It later became a (part) of the national holiday in France.
Over the years, World Music Day also explores some new musical trends and music from across the world, apart from it also perk up the traditional music.
World Music Day celebration in Different Countries
The wide success and popularity of the event in France witnessed the adoption of the World Music Day consecutively and subsequently by many people over the years.
1985 was being celebrated as the European Year so many countries in the Europe started celebrating the festival. In 1997, the European Party of Music charter was signed in Budapest, which motivates all countries outside Europe to join the World Music Day.
Over the years, World Music Day has become an important summer event in a number of countries. Characteristically, everywhere, this day signifies bringing out music on the streets and the singers also give us rejoiced of music without any profit making motive.
MUSIC DAY QUOTES COLLECTION
World Music Day is also regarded as the Fête de la Musique. Each and every singer are part of this mega music event.Now have a look at the quotes about music on this World Music Day which you can share on the Whatsapp or on Facebook.
Music is my life; it is a reflection of what I go through
Music is an art which is most nigh 2 tears & memory.
Music is the medicine of Breaking Heart.
Some people have lives & some have music.
A painter paints pictures on Canvas .But musicians paint their pictures on silence.
Music touches us emotionally, where words alone can’t.
WORLD MUSIC DAY FACEBOOK STATUS
Life is 4 living
Death is 4 dead
Let Life b like a music
& Death a note unsaid
– Well said by Langston Hughes
Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Quotes on Music by Taylor Swift
People haven’t always been there for me but music always has.
Music quotes Whatsapp status
Music is my refuge.I can crawl into space btw notes & curl my back 2 loneliness.
Without music, life would be a mistake
One good thing about music, when it hits u, U feels no pain.
Music quotes by Aron Copland
To stop the flow of music would b like the stopping of time itself, incredible and inconceivable.
HAPPY MUSIC DAY 2017 WISHES
I often think in Music
I live my dreams in music
I see my life in terms of Music
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