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June 6: Russian Language Day

Every year, on June 6, the United Nations celebrated Russian Language Day. This was established by the UNESCO in 2010. Why June 6? The Russian Language Day is celebrated on the birth day of Aleksandr Pushkin. He was a Russian Poet and is considered as the father of modern Russian literature. Aleksandr Pushkin The poet ..

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April 20: UN Chinese Language Day

Every year, on April 20, the United Nations Chinese Language Day is observed. The day is observed to pay tribute to Cangjie. Cangjie is a mythical figure who invented Chinese Characters. The first UN Chinese Language Day was observed in 2010. About Cangjie The legend in China is believed to have four eyes. Also, it ..

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English Language Day: 23 April

23 April is observed as English Language Day every year. 23rd April was chosen as the English Language Day to commemorate both the birthday and date of death of William Shakespeare. The English Language Day was the result of a 2010 initiative by the Department of Public Information which had sought to establish language days for each of ..

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