International Mother Language Day on 21 February 2020Filed under Music and Songs | UN Anniversaries
Ambassador Rabab Fatima, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN (centre), with the Peace Meditation Choir, at the observance of International Mother Language Day hosted by the Ambassador on 21 February 2020 in UN Conference Room 4, in collaboration with the UN Secretariat and UNESCO, as well as the Office of the Mayor of New York City
On 21 February 2020, the Peace Meditation Choir was invited by H.E. Ambassador Rabab Fatima, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN, to perform at an International Mother Language Day celebration at UN Headquarters. Held in Conference Room 4, the programme was organized by the Permanent Mission of Bangladesh, in collaboration with the Permanent Missions of Australia, Cameroon, Mexico and Trinidad and Tobago, as well as the UN Department of Global Communications, UN Coordinator for Multilingualism and UNESCO’s New York Office.
The Singers opened the Cultural Segment of the programme with the theme song for the 21st of February, Amar Bhaiyer, joined by members of the Bangladeshi Youth Choir.
see final at : https://www.peacemeditationatun.org/2021/06/04/begin-draft-international-mother-language-day-on-21-february-2020/
Press release for Bangladesh Mission to UN provides more information and photos of the day: