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International Mother Language Day

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    22nd Feb, 2020
  • International Mother Language Day is celebrated every year on 21st February to promote linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism.
  • The 2020 theme is "Languages without borders".
  • The main purpose of celebrating this day is to promote the awareness of language and cultural diversity all across the world.
  • It was first announced by UNESCO on November 17, 1999. Since then it is being celebrated every year.
  • The idea to celebrate International Mother Language Day was the initiative of Bangladesh.
  • International Mother Language Day was proclaimed by the General Conference of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in November 1999.