Every day of the year has some significance. Thus, February 7 is the day that celebrates the joy of art as well as science. Ballet day and Periodic table day are some of the events that rejoiced on February 7. The eloquence of a dance form and the advancement of science through the periodic table should not get undermined.
Ballet is an elegant form of dance. It first emerged during the Renaissance period in Italy. The steps, the costumes, the music engages the artist and the audience. It is a beautiful experience of the spectator or the part of a ballet performance. Hence, 7th February is the day when individuals can go to watch an on-stage show or learn ballet if they have the passion it.
The origins of Ballet go back to the Italian Renaissance in the fifteenth century. Initially, it was the form of dance performed in the courts. Later, it developed into a concert form of dance in France and Russia. Ballet slippers, attire, intrinsic form of art developed over time. It had a global impact and people around the world began to take an interest. Ballet day exists to rejoice and appreciate the existence of this unique form of dance.
How to celebrate?
The best way to celebrate is to step out and witness a live ballet program. One can appreciate its elegance and beauty by watching the live shows held in various places. Individuals, who are willing to learn, can also consider taking ballet classes. There is also live broadcast and videography so that no one misses out on this opportunity.
National Periodic Table Day:
7th February marks the existence of National Periodic Table day to acknowledge the publication of the first periodic table. Over the years, there have been major changes in the periodic table. The creation of the periodic table has contributed to great advancements in the field of science. This day is also important for individuals to have a look and recognize how the periodic table has changed over time.
This day was first observed and celebrated on 7th February 2016. Mr. David T. Steineker, an author and chemistry teacher inspired by the challenges to develop the modern-day periodic table. He was the first individual to take the initiative to observe this day. Thus, he celebrated the 7th of February also known as the day when John Newland’s first table of elements got published in 1863.
How to celebrate?
Individuals can celebrate this day by testing their knowledge of the periodic table. They can go through the elements on the table and challenge themselves to count the number of protons. They can also have a quiz and challenge their friends to identify the name of the elements. People can observe this day by enhancing knowledge about the order of elements mentioned on the table.