Why Do We Celebrate Science Fiction Day?
Science Fiction Day is a very unique event
This Day has been marked on every fan’s calendar for the last few years. Even though it is not recognized by any government, it is a day that a true science fiction fan can’t miss. Some people even dress up and try to look like their favorite superheroes. Believe it or not, Science Fiction Day is celebrated not only in the United States, but also around the world.
How has it all started? What are the roots of this non-official holiday?
These questions are going to be answered further:
The History of Science Fiction Day
The date we celebrate Science Fiction Day is the 2nd of January, the birth date of Isaac Asimov, a famous science fiction writer. Asimov has written more than 500 books among which are the “Foundation Trilogy” and “Nightfall.” Originally being a biochemist, Isaac Asimov became a master of science fiction successfully combining history, mathematical statistics and sociology in his books.
The Peculiarities of Celebrating Science Fiction Day
In order to show appreciation to Science Fiction Day, fans tend to read science fiction books or have a movie marathon. Not only is Asimov valued, but also Kurt Vonnegut, Philip K. Dick, Stanley Kubrick, Garth Jennings, and Ridley Scott. No matter what book or film you choose, it will be a great way to pay homage to this day.
Science Fiction Day is the time to appreciate every science fiction author for creating unforgettable characters and helping us to be a part of their worlds. Be sure to pay special attention to your favorite author on this day.