Hey guys,,, its June 21st & today is World Music Day. June 21st is celebrated as the Fete de la Musique, also known as World Music Day across the world to celebrates the magical gift of music.
World Music Day was first celebrated in France in 1976 by American Musician Joel Cohen who proposed an all-night music celebration to mark the beginning of the summer solstice. The idea was taken up by French Music & Dance Director Maurice Fleuret for Minister of Culture Jack Lang in 1981 and first took place in 1982 in Paris. Since then, it has become a worldwide phenomenon with over 32 countries worldwide having their own celebrations in their own way, regardless of the season.
Famous Playback Singer Udit Narayan of ‘Papa Kehte Hein‘ fame will perform at Chandigarh on World Music Day. Renowned Punjabi Actress Neeru Bajwa and famous Punjabi Singer Daljit Dosanj alongwith other Punjabi performers like Satwinder Bugga , Preet Harpal, Ammy Virk and many more shall captivate the audience with their Punjabi thrilling performances. Chandigarh Tourism and CITCO organized a mega tourism events on the eve of World Music Day on June 20 & on June 21 at Sector 17 Plaza. The programme shall start at 7 pm and entry to performance show is free.
Best World Music Day Quotes :
Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent. - Victor Hugo
If music be the food of love, play on. - William Shakespeare
You are the music while the music lasts. – T.S Eliot
Music is the shorthand of emotion. – Leo Tolstoy
Music doesn’t lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music. – Jimi Hendrix
Music is the fourth great material want, first food, then clothes, then shelter, then music. – Christian Nestell Bovee
Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue. – Plato
Music is everybody’s possession. It’s only publishers who think that people own it. - John Lennon
Music can change the world because it can change people. – Bono
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music. – Aldous Huxley
Everywhere in the world, music enhances a hall, with one exception: Carnegie Hall enhances the music. - Isaac Stern
Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything. - Plato
If you want to make beautiful music, you must play the black and the white notes together. - Richard M. Nixon
Music is forever; music should grow and mature with you, following you right on up until you die. – Paul Simon
My music had roots which I’d dug up from my own childhood, musical roots buried in the darkest soil. – Ray Charles