In spain this date is celebrated on the 2nd sunday of may and it is called dia del nino. International childrens day is a public holiday observed in some countries on 1st june.
It is usually marked with speeches on childrens rights and wellbeing and other events involving or dedicated to children.
International childrens day 2019. For instance in haiti it is celebrated on april 12th while in germany it is celebrated on september 20th. Children get free entrance to some attractions like zoos citation needed. Childrens day universally it is celebrated on november 20th but many different countries around the world have their own day set aside for its observance.
International childrens book day celebrated on april 2nd on an annual basis international childrens book day is a day that celebrates children literature in all of its forms and acknowledges the writers which create it. Current and past posters are available from the ibby secretariat. A catalogue of posters and messages that have appeared between 1967 and 2002 created on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of ibby is also available.
History of international childrens day the origin of this holiday goes back to 1925 when representatives from different countries met in geneva switzerland to convene the first world conference for the wellbeing of children. International childrens book day 2019. Indian authors who introduced us to the world of storytelling we have curated a list of books by indian authors that both you and your child can enjoy.
In nigeria the international childrens day is marked annually every may 27. International childrens day 2019 is observed on saturday june 1 2019 image source. Countries such as new zealand canada and the united kingdom observe the day as universal childrens day on november 20 and organize events that mark the anniversaries of the declaration of the rights of the child and the convention on the rights of the child.
This year ayodeji ake sunday ehigiator and ozulumba chiamaka shine the spotlight on underaged street hawkers who. Ibby lithuania is the sponsor for international childrens book day 2019. Revisit the magical world of fun and adventure on international childrens book day.
In slovakia the day is called international childrens day medzinarodny den deti and is celebrated on 1 june. Internet countdown to international childrens day 2019 the international childrens day countdown clock will show you the number of days hours minutes seconds until international childrens day 2019. International childrens day 2019 the world conference for the well being of children in geneva switzerland proclaimed june 1 to be international childrens day in 1925.