World Music Day 2024 Date and Theme: Know the History and Significance of Fête de la Musique To Celebrate the Day Dedicated to Music of All Genres

On World Music Day, people are urged to play music outside in public spaces and parks. The day was founded by Jack Lang, the French Minister of Culture, and Maurice Fleuret, a French composer and music journalist.

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World Music Day 2024 Date and Theme: Know the History and Significance of Fête de la Musique To Celebrate the Day Dedicated to Music of All Genres

On World Music Day, people are urged to play music outside in public spaces and parks. The day was founded by Jack Lang, the French Minister of Culture, and Maurice Fleuret, a French composer and music journalist.

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World Music Day 2024 Date and Theme: Know the History and Significance of Fête de la Musique To Celebrate the Day Dedicated to Music of All Genres
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World Music Day, also known as Fête de la Musique, is an annual music celebration that takes place on June 21. Originating in France in 1982, it has since spread to numerous countries worldwide. The event encourages musicians of all levels and genres to perform in public spaces, creating a vibrant and diverse musical atmosphere. On this day, people are urged to play music outside in public spaces and parks. The day was founded by Jack Lang, the French Minister of Culture, and Maurice Fleuret, a French composer and music journalist. From World Music Day 2024 date to its history and significance, let us know more about this day dedicated to music of all genres.

World Music Day 2024 Date and Theme

World Music Day 2024 is on Friday, June 21. The theme for this year's celebrations is yet to be announced. The 2023 World Music Day theme was 'Music on the intersections.'

World Music Day History

As per historical records, the first all-day musical celebration on the day of the summer solstice originated by Jack Lang, then Minister of Culture of France, and by Maurice Fleuret in Paris in 1982. In October 1981, Maurice Fleuret became Director of Music and Dance at the French Ministry of Culture at Jack Lang's request. In a 1982 study on the cultural habits of the French, Fleuret discovered millions around the world played a musical instrument and hence thought of finding a way to bring people out on the streets. World Music Day was first held in 1982 in Paris as the Fête de la Musique.

World Music Day Significance

World Music Day or Fête de la Musique's hold great importance as the day aims to promote music. On this day, amateur and professional musicians are encouraged to perform in the streets, under the slogan ‘Faites de la musique’ (Make music). Thousands of free concerts are staged throughout the day, making all genres of music accessible to the public. The global event highlights the importance of music in daily life and its role in cultural identity.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Jun 20, 2024 05:30 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website latestly.com).

World Music Day 2024 Date and Theme: Know the History and Significance of Fête de la Musique To Celebrate the Day Dedicated to Music of All Genres
World Music Day (Photo Credits: File Image)

World Music Day, also known as Fête de la Musique, is an annual music celebration that takes place on June 21. Originating in France in 1982, it has since spread to numerous countries worldwide. The event encourages musicians of all levels and genres to perform in public spaces, creating a vibrant and diverse musical atmosphere. On this day, people are urged to play music outside in public spaces and parks. The day was founded by Jack Lang, the French Minister of Culture, and Maurice Fleuret, a French composer and music journalist. From World Music Day 2024 date to its history and significance, let us know more about this day dedicated to music of all genres.

World Music Day 2024 Date and Theme

World Music Day 2024 is on Friday, June 21. The theme for this year's celebrations is yet to be announced. The 2023 World Music Day theme was 'Music on the intersections.'

World Music Day History

As per historical records, the first all-day musical celebration on the day of the summer solstice originated by Jack Lang, then Minister of Culture of France, and by Maurice Fleuret in Paris in 1982. In October 1981, Maurice Fleuret became Director of Music and Dance at the French Ministry of Culture at Jack Lang's request. In a 1982 study on the cultural habits of the French, Fleuret discovered millions around the world played a musical instrument and hence thought of finding a way to bring people out on the streets. World Music Day was first held in 1982 in Paris as the Fête de la Musique.

World Music Day Significance

World Music Day or Fête de la Musique's hold great importance as the day aims to promote music. On this day, amateur and professional musicians are encouraged to perform in the streets, under the slogan ‘Faites de la musique’ (Make music). Thousands of free concerts are staged throughout the day, making all genres of music accessible to the public. The global event highlights the importance of music in daily life and its role in cultural identity.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Jun 20, 2024 05:30 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website latestly.com).

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