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INTERNATIONAL MOTHER LANGUAGE DAY CELEBRATION

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We would like to invite the general public to the 2012 International Mother Language Day Celebration as follows :

Date    : 21 Feb 2012 (Tue)

Time   : 6:30 pm

Venue : Dewan Kuliah Angsana, Faculty of Language & Linguistics

Persiaran Bernas, Universiti Malaya

This meaningful event is jointly organized by Tamil Foundation, LLG Cultural Development Centre and KL & Selangor Chinese and Faculty of Languages and Linguistics of Universiti Malaya. It is supported by Gabungan Bertindak Malaysia which is a broad coalition of 21 NGOs aimed at formulating ideas and ways to tackle social issues beyond racial lines.

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has proclaimed 21 February of every year as the ‘International Mother Language Day’ in November 1999. This is to commemorate the students of the University of Dhaka who were killed by the Pakistani police in Dhaka (now Bangladesh) in a demonstration for recognition of their Bangla language

Please contact us if you have any queries. Tamil foundation (03-26926533), LLG (03-26971971/2) and KLSCAH(03-22746645). Thanks.

 

Yours Faithfully,

Pasupathi Sithambaram                   President of Tamil Foundation

Toh Kin Woon                                  President of LLG Cultural Development Centre

Tan Yew Sing                                    President of KL & Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall

Universiti Malaya, Faculty of Languages and Linguistics

 

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