Mom Languages Literature Pageant will kick-start on Feb 18

Pakistan Mother Languages Literature Festival
The second version of the two-day Pakistan Mom Languages Literature Pageant will begin on Feb 18 on the Lok Virsa.

The goal of the pageant is to advertise and have fun Pakistan’s linguistic and cultural variety and to encourage studying in different languages.

The pageant can be hosted by the Indus Cultural Discussion board, Lok Virsa and Strengthening Participatory Organisation (SPO) with assist from the Basis Society Institute (Fosi), Sindh Authorities’s Division for Tradition, Tourism and Heritage and the Society for Alternate Media and Analysis.

This system for the occasion was introduced by the heads of those organisations at a press briefing on Thursday at Lok Virsa. The pageant is being organised in reference to Unesco’s Worldwide Mom Languages Day, which is noticed on Feb 21 yearly.

Over 150 writers, intellectuals, critics, poets and artists from throughout Pakistan who write in over 15 languages can be taking part within the pageant to debate the range of languages in Pakistan from a historic perspective and the challenges they’re dealing with.

Discussions on numerous matters associated to language, literature and tradition, e-book launches, poetry recitals, musical occasions, screenings, performances, e-book stalls, meals courts, cultural exhibitions and cell libraries can be a part of the pageant.

Books in Sindhi, Balochi, Pashtu, Brahvi, Seriaki, Punjabi and different languages and their Urdu and English translations may also be exhibited.

Talking on the press briefing, Indus Cultural Discussion board Chairman Niaz Nadeem stated the standard of content material of the periods’ has been improved this 12 months.

SPO Chief Govt Naseer Memon the pageant is aimed toward selling Pakistan’s linguistic and cultural variety as an instrument of social concord, peace and tolerance.

He stated there’s plenty of literature accessible within the numerous languages of Pakistan, all of which signify the cultural plurality within the nation. The pageant will present a platform for folks to share literature in numerous languages.

Lok Virsa Govt Director Fouzia Saeed stated that the pageant is considered one of her organisation’s signature occasions and supply folks to work together with writers from numerous languages.

Fosi consultant Nargis Sultana stated recognising the significance of varied languages is significant for empowering communities and lowering discrimination.

She stated the pageant will assist set up connections between language coverage and planning and higher studying outcomes by way of indigenous languages.

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