You're strong and flexible, soft and strong, you - the nightingale on the branch of euonymus. You - steel and ashes, the bell and linen, dark mystery and revelation of light. M. Dudin All human life is inextricably linked with language. As children we listen with rapture Russian folk tales, songs, epics. Later, an acquaintance with the Russian classical literature and the works of great masters of speech, as Alexander Pushkin, Ivan Turgenev, Leo Tolstoy. Not surprisingly, the General Conference of unesco declared the appropriate holiday - International Mother Language Day. The holiday is celebrated annually on 21 February, and promotes linguistic and cultural diversity.
Since people through language preserve and develop the material and spiritual heritage of their peoples, in the calendar of many countries meet kindred festivals. Here are some of them: European Day of Languages (September 26), which clarifies the importance of language learning. This day helps ensure that people throughout his life studying languages, both in professional and personal purposes. Belarusian Written Language Day (first Sunday in September) - part holiday is a research-creative expedition "Road to Shrines". The route of the expedition is determined by the blessing of Metropolitan of Minsk and Slutsk, the Patriarchal Exarch of Belarus, and is held every year on different localities, which act as "the capital of the holiday." Feast of Bulgarian Culture and Slavonic Literature (24 May). Typically, in this day festive procession of scientists, teachers and students, lay wreaths and flowers at the monument to Cyril and Methodius.