The Republican Festival of Native Languages named after J.Kiekbaev
The Republican Festival of Native Languages named after J.Kiekbaev will be held on 21 of February 2017 by the committee of Bashkortostan Republic for UNESCO with the Ministry of Education of Bashkortostan Republic and UNESCO Associated School «Gymnasium №39» which is always holding under the auspice of UNESCO all around the world. The festival is one day with the International Day of Mother-tongue (21 February), which was established by the General Conference of UNESCO in 1999 purposely to protect linguistic and cultural diversity.
The main aim of this festival is to educate national interest of students to study native languages and develop linguistic diversity showing its uniqueness.
All the students from UNESCO Associated Schools and UNESCO Friends Clubs of Bashkortostan Republic will take part in festival.
P.S. Kiekbaev Jalil Ganiyatovich (1911-1968) – popular bashkir scientist-turkologist linguist, polyglot, honored worker of science of the Bashkortostan Republic.