Today 1st October is Celebrated as an International Music Day.Yes, International Music day or the IMD was initiated to create a global atmosphere of music, a platform for people to come together with their diversities and mingle to make one unified whole.
This also helps in promoting our musical art among all sections of society.
International Music day was initiated on the 1st of October in 1975 by Lord Yehudi Menuhin. It was first organized by the International Music Council on 1st of October, 1975.
Like any other artistic or cultural celebrations the day is generally to celebrate art and to successfully realize these activities, it is essential to mobilize all means like the radio and television, concert societies, opera companies, amateur societies; a great many different types of localities should all be used to their best advantage.
In various countries the day is the perfect opportunity to organize grand concerts by roping in the greatest musical artistes . Also common are random musical events and talent shows to seek out the new and emerging musical artistes- to build up a treasury of the old and new in the world of music.
Music after all is the greatest unifier in humanity and all significant social events have musical pieces dedicated to it.
No event is better recognized or defined than by music which defines and completes a perfect human social and aesthetic experience.
Initiatives like this help exchange of different cultures and exchange of experiences. A mode of removing barriers and bringing peace , friendship through Music.