International Mother Language Day 2019

Date: 
Thu, 21/02/2019

International Mother Language Day (IMLD) is a worldwide annual observance held on 21 February to promote awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity and promote multilingualism. First announced by UNESCO on 17 November 1999, it was formally recognized by the United Nations General Assembly in a resolution establishing 2008 as the International Year of Languages.
After the liberation of Bangladesh in 16 December 1971 this language movement was being observed as Language Movement Day or Shaheed Dibosh or Martyrs' Day. ... Shaheed Minar, national monument at Dhaka University, established to commemorate those killed during the Bengali Language Movement on 21 February 1952.

https://en.unesco.org/commemorations/motherlanguageday
http://www.un.org/en/events/motherlanguageday/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Mother_Language_Day