Marching Band Day is an annual observance held on March 4th. Anyone would haven’t crossed the high schooling without watching the marching bands and drills. Marching bands have also been a part of other celebrations as it showcases the cultural enrichment and pride of the event. The sound and the music of the bands will be absolutely amazing to hear while in motion along with the uniform movements of those marchers and banders. It is indeed must to celebrate this marching art and thus Marching Band Day celebrates marching bands and those who are involved in it.
“I did the marching band all throughout junior high and high school. Music was one of my favourite things in school.” – Tommy Lee
History of Marching Band Day
The history and origin of the Marching Band Day are not known precisely. Also, there is no mention anywhere about the creator and from when on this celebration is being held. But we could think that this date is chosen as to coincide with the term march forth which sounds March 4th. The history and origin of the marching bands date back centuries ago. Although the Day is not a national celebration, there is a petition active in the United States to declare March 4th as the official National Marching Band Day. The first marching bands had appeared around the 1800s. It is easy to spot the marching bands even if one cannot hear the sound as they will be uniformly dressed mostly in the military style. The people in marching band not only carry instruments but also use the flags and other notable properties to make the band music complete.
Other Celebrations on March 4
March 4 is also celebrated as
- National Pound Cake Day
- International Scrapbooking Industry Day
- National Grammar Day
- Toy Soldier Day
- World Book Day in UK
How to Celebrate th Day
Show your music skills a little more extra while marching if you are a part of the marching band. Others can try to watch the marching bands held on various occasions to be a part of this celebration. You can just listen to some upbeat marching band music even if you have zero knowledge about music. Watch out for some of the best marching band videos from the internet to enjoy this unique Day. You can share your appreciation for those people marching actively in the marching band. Share your views and celebrations photos of march bands on social media using the hashtag #MarchingBandDay.
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