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Lost in Translation: Mother Tongue Day

Six participants from different countries. Three recipes written in different languages. Three cooking challenges. Will our volunteers be able to cook a traditional dish from another country by only reading instructions written in a language that is not their own? Watch to find it out! The teams: Check Republic vs Ukraine France vs Italy Spain […]

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Irene con Random Radio Show: International Mother Language Day

Balkan Hotspot Radio
Balkan Hotspot Radio
Irene con Random Radio Show: International Mother Language Day
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In this special episode we will celebrate the International Mother Language Day. With our wonderful guests in the studio we will present our languages and play some music from our countries. Feel free to join us. It will be a ride. Buckle up ?

International Mother Language Day

In 1999, UNESCO declared the 21st of February as the International Mother Language Day in tribute to the students and political activists that formed the political movement, known as the Language Movement. The movement was developed in East Bengal, known today as Bangladesh, advocating the recognition of the Bengali language as an official language of the then-dominion of Pakistan, in order to maintain and allow the usage of their languages and writing.