Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Celebrate International Mother Language Day

  • 10.30am-1.30pm Sunday 21 February
  • Near the International Flags Display (behind Questacon car park) on Lake Burley Griffin 
Join the community Language Walk at 11am across the bridge and around the lake to Stage 88 in Commonwealth Park (near Regatta Point).

With a warm up band performing from 11am, the main Cultural Performance Program will formally commence on Stage 88 from 11.50am and conclude around 1.30pm.

Come and enjoy:
  • a fun day celebrating Australia’s diversity of languages and cultures!
  • a packed program with a bunch of Australia’s finest singers, rappers, traditional dances, African drummers, poets and more from across all walks of our community.
  • Sausage sizzle, jumping castle, face and henna painting and a free T’shirts for early comers!

Come along in your community’s national costume or come as you are.

Proudly brought to you by: International Mother Language Movement (IMLM) and Supported by: ACT Government (Office of Multicultural Affairs), Bangladesh Australia Association (BAAC), The ACT Bilingual Education Alliance (ACTBEA), National Capital Authority.

See program and map here.  For more details email IMLM.21feb@gmail.com or follow IMLD Canberra on facebook.

For more information on International Mother Language Day see http://imlm21.org.au/?page_id=1109

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