ISLAMABAD: Music lovers and those associated with music as a profession are celebrating World Music Day across the globe including Pakistan on Thursday to show respect for all forms of music.
Instrumentalistsâ€š singersâ€š composersâ€š ensemblesâ€š individual musiciansâ€š musicologists and others related to the field of music are marking the day with concertsâ€š community events and other programs to highlight the value of music as part of life.
The 21st June has been designated as World Music Dayâ€š a day when world will celebrate the magical gift of music. To celebrate this dayâ€š local and amateur musicians are allowed and encouraged to perform their music in public spaces without any restriction in most parts of the world. The music lovers consider it as a fabulous day to celebrate the spirit of music in all its forms.
World Music Day began in France in 1982 and has since spread to Belgiumâ€š Britainâ€š Luxembourgâ€š Germanyâ€š Switzerlandâ€š Costa Ricaâ€š Israelâ€š Chinaâ€š Indiaâ€š Lebanonâ€š Malaysiaâ€š Moroccoâ€š Pakistanâ€š Philippinesâ€š Romaniaâ€š Colombia and other countries. (PPI)
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