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International Mother Language Day Celebration (Feb 20)

Date: Saturday, February 20
Time: 2-5pm
Place: Bear Creek Pavilion (13750 88 Avenue, Surrey, BC)
International Mother Language Day has been observed annually since February 2000 to promote linguistic diversity and multilingualism. Languages are the most powerful instruments of preserving our heritage, and IMLD commemorates the important role that language plays in our lives and communities. This event will celebrate a diversity of languages and cultures with presentations, performances, and visual displays of local Indigenous and heritage languages, including Hul’q’umi’num’, Cree, Punjabi, Tagalog and Cantonese.
Featuring Zoe Lam and Raymond Pai of the HKCC Crosscurrents Research team!
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