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A monument commemorates International Mother Language Day.

International Mother Language Day is an observance held annually on 21 February worldwide to promote awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism. It was first announced by UNESCO on 17 November 1999. Its observance was also formally recognized by the United Nations General Assembly in its resolution establishing 2008 as the International Year of Languages.

Location

Address:Ormond Street, Ashfield Park, Ashfield, 2131
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.886111
Long: 151.135556
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Community

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 19th February, 2006
Source: MA
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