Ship in a Bottle Day
Ship in a Bottle Day is celebrated on October 4th of every year. Imagine how a ship will reside inside a bottle? Isn’t possible? Yes, ship in a bottle is possible if you can craft a ship inside the bottle. Ship in a Bottle Day celebrates and encourages the centuries-old skill of creating a miniature ship that lies inside a glass bottle.
“If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up people to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupery
History of Ship in a Bottle Day
In the year 2013, the Ship in a Bottle Day was first celebrated. The celebration of this day encourages the people with creativity to draw or build a ship inside a glass bottle. The birthday of Jack Hinkley day is memorialized as this day. He was the founder of the Ship in Bottle Association of America. You can now take the ship along with you wherever your voyage be. Building a ship inside a glass bottle is a very old and traditional art work. In the late 18th and early 19th century, sailors started this art work. The people usually build the ship outside the bottle as the ship is too big to fit inside the bottle. One could raise it from outside with the help of the string attached to the ship’s end. It is necessary to have a good practice prior making a good ship in a bottle.
Other Celebrations on October 4
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How to Celebrate Ship in a Bottle Day
Celebrating the Ship in a Bottle Day is very simple. Try to learn the art of creating a miniature ship inside the glass bottle. You can present a ship in a bottle to your loved ones with a message written on it. Encourage children and people to learn about this artwork. Post and share your ship in a bottle and celebrations on the social media using the hashtag #ShipInABottleDay.