Ma’din Academy will host here a number of events for ‘UN Arabic Language Day’ celebrations under the banner “Fiesta Arabia 2014”.
The “Fiesta Arabia 2014” comprising various programmes would commence at Malappuram, Kerala, India on 14 December and would last till 18th. The “Fiesta Arabia-2014” is a four days long celebration aimed at promoting and disseminating studies and researches on Arabic language, literature and culture in the country. The programme also aims at celebrating the cultural and literary traditions of Arabic language as well as promoting the awareness of Arabic language across the nation.
Fiesta arabiya comprises different creative programs like seminar involving talented researcher scholars in Arabic language and literature, Arabic elocution competition, Arabic magazine competition, Arabic song competition, essay competition, speeches, spot magazine, composing poem, scholars’ meet, workshops for students and teachers, literary gatherings and award presentation.
December 18 was declared as World Arabic Language Day by UNESCO in 2010 to celebrate multilingualism and cultural diversity as well as to promote equal use of all six of its official working languages throughout the organization. December 18 was chosen
as the date for the Arabic language as it is the day in 1973 when the General Assembly approved Arabic as an official UN language. Ma’din Academy has been celebrating this day since 2011 with various events and programmes.
For the smooth and flow functioning, an organizing committee including Abdul Jaleel Saqafi Kadalundi as convener, A Moideenkutty, Khalid Saqafi Swalathnagar, and Abdul Jaleel Azhari as vice chairmen, Shihabali Ahsani as general convener, Abdussamad Saqafi, Mahmood Ahsani and T.A Bava Eranhimav as conveners and Dr Hamid Hussain as convener has been set up. Those interested in participating in different items are requested to contact the given numbers 9633158822, 9562011872 or 9947846210before Dec 5. Further details can also be obtained from the programs’ face book page www.facebook/FiestaArabia
A meeting convened in this regard was inaugurated by Ibrahim Baqavi Melmuri. Sayyid Ibrahim Khaleel Albukhari presided. Aboobacker Saqafi Areekode, Saidalavi Saadi, Shaffequrrahman Misbahi, Ummer Melmuri, Musadhiq Edavannappara, O.P Abdussamd Saqafi, Dhulfuqarali Saqafi and Basheer Saadi Wayanad were also present.