On Friday, December 17, 2021, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, in partnership with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), celebrates the International Day of the Arabic Language 2021, under the title “Arabic Language and Civilizational Communication”, at the organization’s headquarters in the French capital, Paris, in cooperation between the Ministry of Culture The National Committee for Education, Culture and Science, the Kingdom’s permanent delegation to UNESCO, the Sultan bin Abdulaziz Charitable Foundation, and the King Salman International Complex for the Arabic Language, with the wide participation of experts and specialists from around the world, who will talk about the role of the Arabic language in building bridges of civilizational communication.
The program includes multi-directional sessions that focus on the role of the Arabic language in building bridges of civilizational communication, in which local, Arab and international cultural leaders will speak. Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Charitable Society, Saleh Al-Khulaifi, and the Secretary-General of the King Salman International Complex for the Arabic Language, Dr. Abdullah Al-Washmi. The program includes three discussion sessions, the first entitled “The Arabic Language and Civilization Communication: Linguistic Influence and Influence,” the second entitled “The Movement of Arabic Translation and Civilized Communication,” while the third session is entitled “Visual Arts and its Relationship to Civilized Communication such as Architectural and Plastic Arts and its Relationship to the Arabic Language.”
On the sidelines of the festive program, from December 13 to 23, an art exhibition will be held under the title “The Arabic Language and Civilization Communication,” including works by artists from all over the world, which will be placed on the walls surrounding UNESCO headquarters and revolve around highlighting the strong relationship between the Arabic language and various forms of cultural expression. In addition to holding an art exhibition entitled “The Journey of the Arabic Letter” from 13-17 inside UNESCO, which presents the journey of Arabic calligraphy through the ages and its role in transmitting civilizational communication.
The activities of the International Day of the Arabic Language aim to enhance the presence of the Arabic language in international organizations, and deepen its position among non-native speakers, in addition to introducing the aesthetics of the Arabic language and its arts and promoting its practice locally and internationally.
On Friday, December 17, 2021, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, in partnership with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), celebrates the International