Thursday, April 3, 2014

12 Facts About The World Party Day

  1. It is also called P-Day, World Singing Day or WPD.
  2. It is celebrated irrespective of politics or religion.
  3. It is a celebration to inspire cooperation, unify peaceful majority and productive social coexistence.
  4. World Party Day (P-Day) is celebrated every year on April 3 as a synchronized global mass celebration of a better world and the active creation of desirable reality.
  5. Its basic premise is that party is the opposite of war and not the common passive action or peace.
  6. The idea of a worldwide party began as a product of imagination in "Flight: A Quantum Fiction Novel" written by American writer Vanna Bonta. The trilogy's first book (1995) ended with a countdown taking place on April 3, 2000 with a worldwide synchronous celebration ending in elevated social awareness.
  7. The idea from the book inspired many readers organizing a real event that became popular on April 3, 1996 propagating through the channels of internet with a synchronized celebration and April 3 P-Day was born on April 3, 2000.
  8. The group A Better World Project is one of its many alliances that supports the power of good ideas to change for a better world.
  9. John Stanford International School in Seattle, Washington is just one of the many schools that implements observance of the global celebration as an educational event to create harmonious relationships regardless of race, culture and geography.
  10. Some notable events included global podcasts in 2007 and 2008 that featured a variety of music including the African Children's Choir and various Hip Hop artists plus reading of the Flight series "Declaration of Party"; Tasmanian government funding the World Party Day in 2012; The Quadrille Dance Parade in 2007 wherein 24,000 people danced and in a total of 36 cities in 2006, there were 23,600 people that danced simultaneously.
  11. The Washington State Arts Commission funds annually the Seattle International Children's Festival that grants and sponsors artists that teach a wide range of cultural arts such as West African batik painting and Cuban Dance.
  12. Some of the greetings and slogans during the World Party Day includes:

  • "Pass the food, Turn up the music."
  • "Declare World Party I"
  • "Rock it or Bliss It"
  • "Party is the opposite of War."
  • "Wage party!"
  • "P-Day Apr 3"
  • "Party has been declared."
  • "Peace and joy are human rights."

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