World Book Day 2020: Books read the art of living
Hello Friends, “World Book Day” and “Copyrights Day” are celebrated today on 23 April worldwide. World Book Day is organized on 23 April every year by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization to promote reading, publishing, and copyrights. On 23 April 1564 ‘William Shakespeare’ died. Shakespeare wrote about 35 ‘plays’ and more than 200 ‘poems’ in his lifetime.
Why is World Book Day celebrated on 23 April only?
On April 23, 1564, ‘William Shakespeare’ died, along with Miguel Alitasons and Inca Garcillo’s literature, many great personalities died on this day. Shakespeare enjoys a very good place in the literary world. To pay tribute to all these celebrities, UNESCO chose 23 April as “World Book Day”. Later, 1995 and the Government of India in UNESCO have tried to celebrate April 23 in 2001 as “World Book Day”.
What is its main part?
The chief guest of the World Book Day celebrated on 23 April is to encourage the habit of reading among the people and to honor writers and books from all over the world.
What is the theme of World Book Day 2020?
“World Book Day” is celebrated on 23 April every year in the world. And every year there is a special theme of this day. The theme of 2020 is, “Books have the unique ability to entertain along with giving knowledge”. Our language is also correct through books.
How is World Book Day celebrated in the world?
Everybody celebrates this day in different countries all over the world according to their calculations. Some people distribute books for free, then competitions are also organized in some places. A 2-day reading marathon is also organized in Spain. At the end of it, a writer is awarded the prestigious Miguel de Allitons degree. And in Sweden, writing competitions are held in school and college. In India too, Book Day is celebrated in different ways in different states.