World Music Day on Thursday
Music lovers and those associated with music as a profession will celebrate World Music Day across the globe including Pakistan on June 21 to show respect for all forms of music. Instrumentalists, singers, composers, ensembles, individual musicians, musicologists and others related to the field of music will mark the day with concerts, community events and other programs to highlight the value of music as part of life.
June 21 has been designated as World Music Day, a day when world will celebrate the magical gift of music.
To celebrate this day, 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.
“Music is a part of life and such days offer a unique treat to highlight and know about the value of music in our daily life,” said Director General Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA), Tauqeer Nasir while talking to APP. The Eastern traditions has a lot to celebrate in terms of music as they carry many forms of music including folk, classical, sufi, contemporary, pop and some other styles, he added.