International Harry Potter Day 2023– Every year, International Harry Potter Day is observed on May 2nd to bring merriment to Potterheads around the world. In order to honour the literary work of J. K. Rowling, UK Prime Minister David Cameron declared this day an official international holiday.
International Harry Potter Day 2023 – History
When Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron declared that May 2 would forevermore be known as International Harry Potter Day in 2012, then, fans of Harry Potter around the world cheered.
Cameron’s official statement – “In order to fully commemorate and immortalize her work, we have decided to officially declare May 2nd as an official international holiday, in honor of the date that protagonist Harry Potter conquered the main antagonist of the series, Lord Voldemort. We hope that children and adults alike will be reminded of Harry Potter’s strong and courageous character on this day, as well as of the true credit that Ms. Rowling has made to society.”
International Harry Potter Day 2023 – Dates