World Music Day: World Music Day is celebrated every year on June 21st. This day is celebrated in 120 countries to honour learning and professional musicians. To celebrate World Music Day, people around the world set up free public concerts in parks, streets, stations, museums to appreciate and encourage musicians.
Read on to know more about World Music Day:
Music Day was co-founded by Jack Lang who was France’s Minister of Culture and Maurice Fleuret who was a French composer, music journalist, radio producer, arts administrator, and festival organiser. It was founded in Paris in the year 1982 on the day of the summer solstice.
The main motive of celebrating this day is to provide free music to people by organising outdoor and public performances. It also encourages music artists to showcase their work to the public. Music has a lot of advantages for example it refreshes your mood, reduces stress, helps people with mental illness, exercises better, and more.
Due to the coronavirus, it will be difficult for people to celebrate World Music Day this year but virtual concerts and other things have been organised by companies for people to participate.