February 23, 2019
The 5th edition of Hobart Language Day will celebrate language diversity in Hobart on Saturday 30 March 2019, 10 am-2 pm in the Parliament Lawns, Hobart.
This year we are focus in the indigenous languages as part of the worldwide celebration of International Year of Indigenous Languages, IYIL, declared by United Nations.
The palawa kani language will be present with special performances organised by Tasmania Aboriginal Centre, TAC.
In the Hobart Language Day celebration, there will be find various activities such as a workshop in different calligraphy (as Mandarin, Japanese, Farsi, etc) and handwriting sessions, and the opportunity to practice, converse and read in these and another languages than English.
The Hobart Language Day is an opportunity for everybody who speaks some language, to come and share their interest, value and taste for books and languages. At the same time, to show our Hobart community that together we are enriching the Tasmanian and Australian cultural landscape.
The language day has support from the Hobart Council,Tasmanian Government, Bendigo bank, HobartFM and Tasmanian Association of Multicultural Development Inc.
It’s a free and family event.