National Playing Card Collection Day is celebrated on 17th October of every year. On this day, card collector gets excited as it is a perfect day to celebrate and show their cautiously collected cards to the public. Collecting these amazing artworks lets us be curators of our galleries to show representing various checkpoints in time. These card collections are the passion of the card collector and it is the best occasion to celebrate and share their card collections to the public.
“One of the world’s most popular entertainments is a deck of cards, which contains thirteen each of four suits, highlighted by kings, queens, and jacks, who are possibly the queen’s younger, more attractive boyfriends” – Lemony Snicket.
History of National Playing Card Collection Day
The origin and history of this day are not known. National Playing Card Collection Day celebrates the collection of the older forms of movable art (circa the 1200s). Card collecting is a huge pastime, and the card collectors put a lot of time and effort into collecting it. Since these card collections are always on display only at home, these card collectors get only a little chance to share their passions and their love for collecting these art pieces with the world. Hence Playing Card Collection Day is created to encourage and give an opportunity for card collectors around the globe to show their card collections to the public through online on various social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. If you are new to card collecting, then take this day as an opportunity to collect these amazing art pieces.
Other Celebrations on October 17
October 17 is also celebrated as
- Spreadsheet Day
- International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
- Wear Something Gaudy Day
- National Mulligan Day
How to Celebrate National Playing Card Collection Day
Celebrate the day by sharing your photos of collection cards with others on social media’s like Twitter, Facebook, Instagram by using the hashtag #PlayingCardCollectionDay. If you are new to collecting cards, then it is a perfect day to start the habit of collecting cards. Overall, the main thing on Playing Card Collection Day is to have fun on collecting cards and recognizing this small item as more than a toy, but as an established art form for all to enjoy.
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