This holiday, which has been celebrated around the world every September 13 since 1995, began as a tribute to the author of the story Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Roald Dahl.
Since 1995, every September 13, in tribute to the author of the story Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, the British writer Roald Dahl, International Chocolate Day is celebrated.
In this novel for children, published in 1964 and adapted to the cinema three times, chocolate is the main protagonist.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is a story that revolves around the candy and chocolate company of the eccentric Mr. Willy Wonka, the greatest producer of candy that has ever existed, and how Charlie Bucket, a boy from a very poor family, He manages to visit her with his grandfather.
Wonka puts five golden tickets in five of his chocolate bars, which will allow five boys or girls to visit the factory.
Augustus Gloop, Veruca Salt, Violet Beauregarde, Mike Teavee and Charlie Bucket will be the lucky winners. Everyone enters with their parents except Charlie, who is accompanied by his maternal grandfather Joe.
Once inside the chocolate factory, children discover a fantastic world. However, little by little they are expelled as a result of their manias, defects and bad education.
Augustus Gloop, who was a fat boy and obsessed with sweets, falls into a river of chocolate that he was about to drink, and is sucked into a tube that takes him out of the factory.
Violet Beauregarde, a chewing gum-obsessive and highly competitive girl, becomes a blueberry for trying, without permission, a chewing gum experiment with taste for a full two-course meal and dessert.
Veruca Salt, a very spoiled girl who does not stop begging, is thrown into the waste hole by some squirrels when trying to keep one of them.
Mike Teavee, a television addict, is turned into a small TV character, while Charlie, a kind and prudent boy, is the winner for his character and receives the chocolate factory as a prize.
Mr. Wonka was looking for an heir and Charlie turned out to be the right one, but the boy gives up the prize because he had to sacrifice his family to be in the factory.