World Stationery Day
World Stationery Day is celebrated as a part of National Stationery Week which usually runs in April. Last Wednesday of every April is observed as World Stationery Day. This year it is held on April 25. It is celebrated to mark the importance of stationery and to write in papers than using computers. It is celebrated around the world by enthusiasts to protect and encourage the use of Stationery. With the improvement in the use of technology and digital gadgets, the necessary to write in hand has eventually decreased. But still, there are many people who find pleasure in writing in hands. The World Stationery Day aims to make people around the world to realize the fun and importance of writing in hand.
“Whatever you choose for your stationery is your favorite color because it’s where you pour your heart out.” – Mary E. Pearson
History of World Stationery Day
World Stationery Day is started to be observed from 2012 and to honor the 800th anniversary since the creation of the Magna Carta which is one of the most important written documents in British history. It stands as an excellent example to show the longevity of handwritten documents. Magna Carta was created in 1215. This day was designed to encourage the art of writing all around the world as there is a fear of extinct of such practice due to technological advancement.
Other Celebrations on April 25
April 25 is also celebrated as
- National Hug A Plumber Day
- World Malaria Day
- National DNA Day
- International Guide Dogs Day
- Administrative Professionals Day
How to celebrate World Stationery Day
On World Stationery Day help and motivate people around you to hand write rather than using gadgets for the purpose. This day is not just subjected to writing; it also celebrates stationery, so create anything on paper with the available stationery. One can spend some time in writing a letter or card to their friends, or a short story, or it can even be their diary. Let your imagination run in your paper. Try making this as a habit to write on occasions to your friends, family and loved ones. So, let’s get more people writing more often. Post pictures and share your thoughts on social media about World Stationery Day by using the hashtag #WorldStationeryDay.