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World Music Day: Today is June 21, 2020, and let see how everyone is celebrating this special music event all over the globe.
When is World Music Day?
This music festival takes place annually on June 21 in over 120 countries and 700 cities including France where it originated from in 1982.
Significance of World music Day
Music Day originated from France named "Fete de la Musique" aims to mark the beginning of the summer solstice. After this idea was spread to the entire world, people often call it World Music Day. Besides, this day also honors the contribution of professionals to the music industry and their inspiration sent to people through their songs too.
On this day, a series of public music event is often held in parks, museums, train stations, castles, etc, which is an opportunity for the young and talented singers to perform before folks. However, due to coronavirus, most of the events are indoor, but there are numerous ways for people to celebrate this festival such as sharing famous quotes to your friends and family to inspire them.
Famous quotes on music
"Music is like a dream...One that I cannot hear." ― Beethoven
"To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?" - Michael Jackson
"If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music." ― Albert Einstein
"The idea of music is to liberate the listener and lead him to a frame where he feels he is elevated" - A. R. Rahman
"I think music in itself is healing. It's an explosive expression of humanity. It's something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we're from, everyone loves music." ― Billy Joel
"One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain." ― Bob Marley
World Music Day gives an opportunity to commune and shares a special bond through music and is celebrated in Argentina, Australia, Britain, Luxemburg, Germany, Switzerland, Costa Rica, China, India, Lebanon, and several other countries.
World Music Day In France
Several events are still scheduled to celebrate this special day. Concerts reserved for patients and caregivers and their families will be organized in hospitals especially in the regions Hauts-de-France, Occitanie, Ile-de-France, etc.
|World-Music-Day-2020:-Sharing-Meaningful-Quotes-to-Celebrate.Photo by Adrien Tombu, in CC license on Flickr|
Jean-Michel Jarre presents "Seul ensemble", at 9:30 pm, a virtual reality concert. It will broadcast a musical performance from its studio and can be simultaneously present as an avatar on Vroom in front of an audience of avatars from all over the world. The concert will be accessible to all, in France and around the world, with a live broadcast of the artist’s studio on the giant screen of the virtual world behind his avatar. The concert, thanks to the virtual cameras installed on Vrchat that will capture it, will be broadcast on the Youtube channels of the Ministry of Culture and Jean-Michel Jarre.
All the musicians of France, whether amateur or professional, whether they play ancient music or jazz, rock or variety, are invited to interpret or reinterpret: Chanson sur ma drôle de vie by Véronique Sanson, on June 21 at the same time, just after 8 pm.
A tutorial created by artists will be available on www.fetedelamusique.fr and its social networks so that everyone can take ownership of the song.
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