Check out our international mother language day blog contact +44 (0)1792 469990 / [email protected] International mother language day 2012: it is time to celebrate our mother tongues around the world to ensure their survival for generations to come. Dance performance by bangladeshi dance troupe srishti cultural centre on the occasion of international mother language day (february 21), bangladesh high c. Quotes on the international mother language day saturday, february 21, 2004 quotes 1 comment a special kind of beauty exists which is born in language, of language, and for language.
(february 2017) this year's international mother language day (imld) theme was towards sustainable futures through multilingual education, stressing the importance of the vital need for multilingual education. International mother language day was created by unesco to promote the teaching of mother languages, and especially printing books and teaching in these languages. International mother language daylanguage day shaouli shahidshaouli shahid 21 february is being observed globally as the international mother language day the.
Explore traian zdrali's board international mother language day on pinterest | see more ideas about international mother language day, fans and google images. International mother language day takes place on 21 february it was created by unesco to promote linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism: languages are the most powerful instruments of preserving and developing our tangible and intangible heritage. International mother language day is a celebration of language that is held on the 21st of february every year it is designed to promote diversity and understanding of other cultures through multilingualism and multiculturalism. Our team shares the most interesting things about their native and spoken languages for international mother language day.
Today, february 21, is international mother language day, a worldwide observance to promote multilingualism and awareness of cultural and linguistic. International mother language day is a public holiday in bangladesh, where it is also known as shohid dibôsh, or shaheed day it is a global observance but not a public holiday in other parts of the world. Learn how the word today we celebrate the internation mother language day, which is a worldwide annual observance it serves to promote awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity, as well as multilingualism. A free 14-page esl lesson plan on international mother language day a graded article, an online quiz, a printable worksheet and an mp3 listening on this holiday.
Hilary smith discusses the importance of language, not just for learning but for development, to mark international mother language day on 21 february. On international mother language day 2018, celebrated every year on 21 february, unesco reiterates its commitment to linguistic diversity and invites its member states to celebrate the day in as many languages as possible as a reminder that linguistic diversity and multilingualism are essential for sustainable development. International mother language day in the history of our country, people of the country have many days to remember 21 st february is mentionable one the day is observed as the international mother language day. Break away for a day in february give our mother, canada another day to celebrate please support this proposal for an official holiday in canada in recognition of the mother language day on february 21st. Message from ms audrey azoulay,director-general of unesco, on the occasion of international mother language day, 21 february 2018.
International mother language day has been observed every year since february 2000 to promote linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism the date. On 21 february 1952 students from the university of dhaka, jagannath university and dhaka medical college, demonstrating for the recognition of bangla as one of the two national languages of east pakistan, were shot dead by police near the dhaka h. International mother language day facts investigating the matter what is the date of world mother language day 2018 we would like to introduce you a lot of interesting pieces of information devoted to this direction. International mother language day also supports target 6 of goal 4 of the sustainable development goals (sdgs): ensure that all youth and a substantial proportion of adults, both men and women.
International mother language day, popularly known as 'shaheed dibas' is a red letter day in our history in 1952, on this day a number. While some may just know february for its untimely and unnatural spurt of roses and manufacturing of chocolate, it may also help to know that february 21 st is known as the international mother language day officiated in 1999 by the united nations educational, scientific, and cultural organization. Announced by unesco in 1999, international mother language day celebrates cultural diversity and commemorates the language martyr students of 1952 bangladesh these students are honored by the encouragement of multiculturalism and the promotion of protective measures for endangered languages. Introduced by unesco in november 1999, international mother language day aims to promote appreciation and conservation of languages around the world the holiday was first observed in february 2000 and continues to be observed annually, encouraging people from across the globe to celebrate their cultural and linguistic differences.