World Book Day is celebrated by UNESCO on April 23, every year. Books are our best friends, guiders, and philosophers. April 23 is a symbolic date for world literature because on this date in 1616 that Cervantes, Shakespeare, and Inca Garcilaso de la Vega all died. Hence, the day was selected to pay tribute to the great literary figures. World Book and Copyright Day is a celebration to promote the enjoyment of books and reading. celebrations take place all over the world to recognize the scope of books – a link between the past and the future, a bridge between generations and across cultures.
World Book Day is celebrated by UNESCO on April 23, every year. As a celebration of this year’s World’s Book and Copyright Day, UNESCO has created a ‘Bookface’ challenge.
In the preparation for World Book and Copyright Day, UNESCO encouraged people to challenge themselves, to explore new topics, formats, or genres out of their ordinary. “Our goal is to engage people in reading, and to have fun doing so! As a celebration of this year’s World’s Book and Copyright Day, UNESCO has created a ‘Bookface’ challenge,”
World Book Day 2021: Theme
Each year, UNESCO and the international organizations representing the three major sectors of the book industry — publishers, booksellers, and libraries — select the World Book Capital for a one-year period, through its own initiatives, the impetus of the Day’s celebrations, effective April 23 each year.
According to UNESCO, the city of Tbilisi in Georgia was selected as the World Book Capital for 2021.
World Book Day 2021: History
World Book Day or World Book and Copyright Day, ,april 23 is the date has prominence in the history of literature In 1995, UNESCO decided to celebrate April 23 for the day of books
it became obvious to UNESCO to choose April 23 to celebrate World Book Day worldwide. April 23 marks the death and birth anniversary of many other prominent authors, such as Maurice Druon, Haldor K.Laxness, Vladimir Nabokov, Josep Pla, and Manuel Mejía Vallejo.
World Book Day 2021: Celebration
Eveyyear, many events are organised in the educational institutions on this day like picnic or some activity on book, but in 2021 year, due to the widespread Contagious Covid-19 virus, most of the educational institutions are closed for the safety of their students, teachers, and staff.
those who love to read books these People spending time at home can download a good book through the internet and read positive books and gain knowledge.
World book and Copyright day quotes, images, posters
1. “The wise man reads both books and life itself. – Lin Yutang…।
2. The first time I read an excellent book, it is to me just as if I had gained a new friend. – Oliver Goldsmith…।” . –
3. “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go. – Dr. Seuss…।” . –
4. “You cannot open a book without learning something. – Confucius…।” .
5. “A writer only begins a book. A reader finishes it. – Samuel Johnson …।” .