World Book and Copyright Day 2022

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To raise awareness about the benefits of reading books, World Book Day, also known as World Book and Copyright Day 2022, is observed every year on 23 April.

  • This day is specially celebrated to show the importance of reading, writing, translating, publishing and copyright of books.

  • This annual event is organised by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO).

  • The theme of the Day in 2022 is 'Read, so you never feel low'.

  • Guadalajara’s Mexican city has been selected as the World Book Capital for 2022.

  • History of the day

  • World Book Day has been celebrated every year since 1995.

  • The date holds a special significance as it marks the death anniversaries of two of the world's great writers William Shakespeare and well-known Spanish chronicler Inca Garcilaso de la Vega.

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