International Mother Language Day in Manchester from 20-22 February

There are about 6,500 languages in the world, and 200 languages spoken in Manchester at any one time.Celebrate the rich diversity of your words for International Mother Language Day in Manchester from 20-22 February with free events taking place across the city.

Dig deep into the meaning of your favourite poems; move your body to the language of Indian rhythm; experience live performances of Bangla poems and dance and work out how to say ‘Our Kid’ in Kurdish. Activities include fun, family-friendly crafts and performances, discussions and workshops across Manchester – Britain’s city of languages, where half of all adults and 4 in 10 young people in the city are multilingual.

http://www.manchestercityofliterature.com/international-mother-language-day/

Published on:
4 Feb 2020

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