Bamboo trees, everyone sees bamboo trees in their surroundings. They are easily found in every possible place. But most of the species are found in eastern India.
They are found in areas like Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tripura, and West Bengal.
So basically, World Bamboo Day is celebrated to make people aware of bamboo's growth all over the world on a large scale. This day also recognizes its significance across the world. Bamboo also has huge importance for the wild animal panda and human beings' lives.
The originator of World Bamboo Day is Kamesh Salam, who found this day as World Bamboo Day. From 2007 to 2010, Mr. Kamesh Salam served as the President of the World Bamboo Organisation. He organised the 8th World Bamboo Congress in Bangkok in 2009.
During this meeting, he and other members had made the decision that 18 September will be celebrated as World Bamboo Day.
What do people do on this day?
On this day, people around the world came together to celebrate this day and share their passion for bamboo. They organise events like webinars, festivals, and workshops. People with a deep passion for bamboo plants hold concerts with those instruments that are made from bamboo. It really seems very great that other people in the world are cutting trees, and on the other hand, some people are celebrating at least one day as World Bamboo Day. People participate: learn more about bamboo, make a list of products made from bamboo, Look up relaxing bamboo music online, Find a DIY bamboo project and give it a try.
Bamboo is a huge grass plant that is hard and hollow. Bamboo is also known as the fastest growing plant in the world on land. The bamboo plant grows 36 inches in 24 hours. In a simple way, it grows one inch every 40 minutes.
Most people know that bamboo is a plant that is beloved by pandas. 99% of pandas eat bamboo as their food.
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Benefits of bamboo plants:
- Some bamboos are edible.
- There are about 1500 species of bamboo all over the world.
- Bamboo comes in a variety of shapes, colours, and sizes.
- Bamboos’ first firecracker was made in China.
- In the midst of the earthquake, bamboo groves are a safe place to hide.
- Clumping bamboo provides oxygen to the brain and releases stress and tension from the brain.
Benefits of Bamboo in human lives:
Bamboo poles are very strong and sturdy. For this reason, many people use bamboo plants in construction. Bamboo also contains antifungal and antibacterial qualities. Bamboo is used to make charcoal. Other products made from bamboo include furniture, musical instruments, toilet paper, disposable cutlery, solar-powered batteries, flooring, drinking straws, and skateboards.