On June 6, the world will celebrate the International Day of the Russian Language. The party will be held under the aegis of the United Nations, since Russia, one of the ten most widely spoken languages in the world, is one of the six official languages of the body.
The International Day of the English Language is the sixth world day commemorating different languages and cultures. Next you will find some cool cards and images to download and celebrate this day.
The United Nations elected April 23 as the International Day of the English language, coinciding with the anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare.
An International Mother Language Day monument was erected at Ashfield Park in Sydney, Australia, on February 19, 2006. It consists of a slab of slate mounted vertically on a raised platform. There are stylized images of the Shaheed Minar and the globe on the face of the stone. There are also the words “we will remember the martyrs of 21st February” in English and Bengali and words in five alphabets to represent mother languages on five continents where people live.
International Mother Language Day is a public holiday in Bangladesh, where it is also known as Shohid Dibôsh, or Shaheed Day. It is a global observance but not a public holiday in other parts of the world.
Currently the Russian is the mother tongue of 164 million people spread across the world. 114 million speak it as a foreign language. In recent years, Russia has strengthened its position in the international media. This progress is due to the emergence of a new political and economic reality.