World Art Day is celebrated globally on 15 April every year to promote the development, diffusion and enjoyment of art. This day is being celebrated all over the world to emphasize the importance of art that nurtures creativity, innovation and cultural diversity for all peoples across the globe. Promoting the development of art is also stated as a mean to achieve a free and peaceful world as it encourages greater awareness of the diversity of artistic expressions and also highlights the role play of artists towards sustainable development.
On the occasion of World Art Day, UNESCO encourages everyone to join in and participate in various activities like workshops, conferences, debates, cultural events and presentations or exhibitions.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- Director General of UNESCO: Audrey Azoulay.