In 2012, the Arabic Language Day was established by UNESCO to promote cultural understanding and to highlight Arabic as one of the most important languages in the world. The 18th of December signifies the day in 1973 when Arabic became the sixth official language of the UN.
On celebration of the World Arabic Language Day, the Saudi Cultural Mission will held a seminar title “Preserving the Arabic Language in Western Societies”, to be held on Thursday 7th December 2017 from 6 pm to 8 pm at the Saudi Cultural Mission in Canberra. In keeping with the theme: Preserving the Arabic Language in Western Societies, the seminar includes a series of expert presentations exploring contemporary thinking and issues about preserving the Arabic language in western societies. The seminar will also features an exhibition highlighting the Arabic calligraphy within the Australian landscape, poetry reading, and play oud.
Speakers and participants:
Date, Time and Venue
Time: 6 pm – 9 pm
Venue: 16 Watson Street, Turner, ACT 2612,