April 23 is English Language Day, a day designated by the United Nations to bring language and cultural awareness worldwide. The date selected is on William Shakespeare's birthday.
The day was established by the UN in celebration of multilingualism, cultural diversity and to maintain the equality of all six official languages of the UN (English, Arabic, Spanish, Chinese, Russian and French).
Every year on this day, various events and activities are organized in order to celebrate the English language. These may include cultural events, concerts, lectures, exhibitions, cuisines, films and more. This is a great opportunity for people to learn more about the English language and to celebrate its rich history and culture.