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World Music Day observed across the globe, at places music and yoga got blended
The World Music Day or The Fete de la Musique - as it is known in French, is an annual music celebration that takes place on 21 June each year since 1982 in which citizens of a city or country are allowed and urged to play music outside in their neighborhoods or in public spaces and parks.

In Rajasthan, Mahesh Shringi, a Budi-based song writer and singer, is an enthusiast who celebrates the day at culture Art Institute in the town. On Facebook, he wrote "Vishav Sangit Diwas ki Dher Sari Shub Kamanayen".

On his day, at the local level, free concerts are organized, wherein the local musicians 'play for fun and not for payment'.

It was the French Minister of Culture, Jack Lang along with Maurice Fleuret, first time celebrated the Music Day in Paris in 1982. The observance became popular and is celebrated in 120 countries and over 700 cities across the globe in which both the amateur and professional musicians perform in the streets, under the slogan "Make music".

Since International Yoga Day and Music Day are get celebrated on the same day, at some places music lovers have started practicing yoga with music. It is being said the music must complement yoga.

It is leaned that 'Exchange4Media' and 'Loudest.in' are organizing a music conference "Music Inc." on this day with the theme "Music at the intersections."

Furthermore, 'Vh1 India' and 'MTV Beats' have decided to observe the day on Facebook at #LongLiveMusic.

Here is a poem on music by Arthur O'Shaughnessy for you to relish on World Music Day this year.

We are the music-makers,

And we are the dreamers of dreams,

Wandering by lone sea-breakers,

And sitting by desolate streams.

World-losers and world-forsakers,

Upon whom the pale moon gleams;

Yet we are the movers and shakers,

Of the world forever, it seems.

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