Sesame Street Day is a holiday dedicated to the children’s show, which has become the most popular in the world. Initially, the authors conceived it as entertaining, but the show has turned into an educational and educational one. Many call it an international phenomenon in the world of culture. Take advantage of November 10 to express your admiration and love for the program that has been on the screens for so many years and delighted the audience.
The idea for Sesame Street came about as a result of negotiations between TV producer Joan Gantz Cooney and Carnegie Endowment Vice President Lloyd Morrissette. The producer shared his desire to create a show that could hold the attention of children, as well as promote the most important life and social values. The show was created for a long time, transformed, acquired a specific form, as a result, the Sesame Street program appeared.
- During the development of the program, it was decided that each series would be based on research processes.
- The first series was released on November 10, 1969, success came instantly.
- For several decades, it was Sesame Street that dominated the field of cultural education on television.
- The audience of the show grew, therefore, new approaches to creating episodes were needed, it was necessary to solve more complex issues – emotional, ethical, social.
- In the 21st century, the show had serious competitors, unfortunately, gradually the authority of the program gradually fell, financial problems arose, but millions of people and adults still live in America who remember the characters of Sesame Street with warmth and love.
How to celebrate
Today, there are many things sold in stores that in one way or another remind of the program. These are T-shirts, hats, cups. In memory of the show, buy a few souvenirs for yourself. Over the years of the show’s existence, about 5 thousand episodes have been aired, review several of them, and whatever episode you choose, the choice will be right. Throw a Sesame Street themed party – decor, costumes, food, drinks, watching your favorite episodes, songs from the show.
When is Sesame Street Day celebrated in 2022?
Sesame Street Day is observed on November 10 each year.