The International Union of Non-Governmental Organizations "Eurasian Peoples' Assembly" under the auspices of the Commission of the Russian Federation for UNESCO launches an Online Marathon "Eurasian Languages Symphony" on the International Mother Language Day.
The live broadcast of the Marathon will start on February 21 at 10 a.m. Moscow time on the official YouTube channel of the Eurasian Peoples' Assembly https://www.youtube.com/EurasiaAssembly
Secretary General of the Eurasian Peoples' Assembly Andrei Belyaninov and Executive Secretary of the Commission of the Russian Federation for UNESCO, Ambassador-at-Large of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia Grigory Ordzhonikidze will open the online Marathon "Eurasian Languages Symphony".
“This unique online project is intended to remind once again of the need to preserve the linguistic and cultural diversity of our multilingual planet. To revive in our memory the greatest, to hear the new, the peoples are so proud of, what we love so much. Language is the soul of the peoples. We hope that the International Mother Language Day will help to evaluate the priceless wealth we possess and to preserve it for future generations,” - the Eurasian Peoples' Assembly said.
The program of the 5-hour online Marathon includes the broadcasts from Eurasian countries, congratulations from public figures and politicians. The viewer will see musical greetings from 450 artists in 38 languages: poems, songs, stories, cartoons and fairy tales for children. Special guests of the Marathon from Russia, France, Kazakhstan, Bulgaria, Greece, Kyrgyzstan, Italy, Serbia, Germany, Armenia, Israel, Ukraine, Poland, India, Portugal, Great Britain, South Korea, Switzerland, Turkey, China, Tajikistan, Georgia.
EURASIA KIDS have prepared a special program for the whole family - fairy tales, stories and cartoons, as well as a presentation of the innovative media project " Journalism Lessons for the Blind" supported by the Presidential Grants Foundation.
Young people from different countries will show the beauty of their native language in poetic and musical compositions. Members of the Coordination Council of the Eurasian Youth Assembly and its activists joined the Marathon. A total of 104 young people took part in preparing the event.
“We did not expect such a great response and such participation. The Marathon is in a few days, but we are still receiving applications for participation and videos from different parts of Eurasia. We made new friends, and at the same time, new ideas were born, we will tell about them later. Now we invite everyone to our Marathon on February 21,” - they said at the Eurasia Youth Assembly.
10:00 - 12:30 Music program and video greetings
12:30 - 13:45 Children's program by the EURADIA KIDS project, cartoons and fairy tales
13:45 - 14:30 Poetry program
14:30 - 15:00 Youth program
We invite you! Live broadcast of the Marathon will start on February 21 at 10 a.m. Moscow time on the official YouTube channel of the Eurasian Peoples' Assembly https://www.youtube.com/EurasiaAssembly
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