Introduction – World Television Day is celebrated every year on November 21 across the world to honor the invention of television and the role that it plays in our daily life. Television is a symbol of globalization and communication in the modern world. The invention of television is of the great inventions in the communication and media industry across the world. Television is a telecommunication and a mass medium for entertainment, sports, news, and entertainment.
History – Earlier, the United Nations declared on December 17, 1996, that World Television Day is celebrated every year on November 21 to commemorate the discovery of television. In past, Philo Taylor Farnsworth, a 21-year-old young boy, invented the television in 1927 thus this global day is the dedication to this great invention.
Significance – Now, television is a significant part of our life and enhance popularity worldwide. You can watch popular TV serials, the latest international or national news, live cricket matches, educational programs, and many more on television. The Government also uses television to spread and broadcast against diseases, alert for cyclones, heavy rain, and many other weather updates, launch any program for common or poor people, and many more.
You will also watch election updates and result at home on television during the nationwide elections. In the case of sports, you can also watch World Cup Matches and Olympic Games at home that are held in any part of the world. You can also spend your free time by watching popular movies, serials, the latest national or international news, and many more. Thus, television plays an important role in our lives.