Aug 09

On this day, 

1️⃣ Book Lovers Day: There are number of reasons people love reading books which we call as bookworms. Reading a book is not just a hobby but it has numerous advantages: it reduces stress, sharpens brain, helps to learn new things, and may help to sleep better.


History:

Before the second century BC, before the books, composing on bone, shells, wood and silk was pervasive in China. China was the first to create paper around the first century AD. On this day, respect all book lovers. If you are a book lover yourself, treat yourself to some quality reading time.


5 ways to celebrate:

  1. Gift a book from your collection

  2. Clean your bookshelves and rearrange books

  3. Spend your day at local library

  4. Encourage youngsters to read

  5. Suggest some good books to your friends

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2️⃣ International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples: This day is celebrated to bring awareness and protect the rights of the world's indigenous population. This occasion also recognizes the accomplishments and commitment that indigenous people make to improve world issues such as environmental protection.


History:

In 1982, the year of the first meeting on Promotion and Protection of Human Rights which then officially declared as an important event by UN in 1994. The goal is to strengthen this community and solving their problems. On this day, people across the world are encouraged to spread UN message. 6% of the world’s population represents Indigenous people.


5 ways to celebrate:

  1. Educate your society about the importance of indigenous people

  2. Gather more from educational forums

  3. Plan classroom activities

  4. Learn some words from indigenous language

  5. Watch documentary or love show

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