One World, Many Voices: Celebration of World Languages Feb 19 @ 6:30pm

Come celebrate UN International Mother Language Day! Come enjoy a cultural extravaganza on February 19, 2011 with an evening of music and colorful dance performances from around the world.

According to the National Geographic, every 14 days, a language dies. At least half of the world's languages are projected to disappear this century. Through this multi-cultural event we will celebrate the world's 7,000 languages and highlight the need for language preservation.

Each year this event grows bigger and better, so don’t miss out on this entertaining cultural journey around the world!  The line-up for this year's show includes:

- Verastile Native American performers Ron Warren and Janice Torres
- Activist and singer from the Ivory Coast, Shakama, who sings in French, Bambara and English
- Traditional Bangladeshi songs and dances presented by Dhroopad
- Palestinian folk singers, Huda Asfour and Emmal Baker Karmi
- Traditional Peruvian rhythms (Festejos y Tonderos ) by Abel Castillo and Rafael Rivera
and much more......

When: Saturday, Feb 19, 2011, 6:30 - 8:00 pm
Where: Historic 6th and I Synagogue, 600 I Street NW, Washington DC (near Chinatown metro)

This event is FREE and open to the public

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  • Anjel

    Great show and performance, a lot of passion went into the preparation. Met a few members.

    February 22, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    absolutely beautiful. I arrived late and did not see people with yellow on them, but thats okay, there will be a next time :)

    February 20, 2011

  • Donna C

    A truly international event much in tune with this group!

    February 20, 2011

  • Donna C

    Looks like everyone has dispersed since the venue is closing shortly. My apologies if i was not able to meet up with everyone beforehand, but hope you got to meet up with others in the group. Hope everyone had fun!

    February 19, 2011

  • Donna C

    Hi Martin, thanks for the update! Glad that you guys were able to organize without me. I'm here now also seated in the same area (wearing green top). We can all meet up

    February 19, 2011

  • Martin

    Hi, we are sitting in the back towards the left of the entrance when you are facing the stage.

    February 19, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    I will be late how do we find our group?

    February 19, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    wish I could but I'll be "hopefully" moving into my condo on this day/night

    February 8, 2011

  • Donna C

    Meetup has removed the "maybe" option on RSVPs

    1 · January 21, 2011

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We just grab a coffee and speak French. Some people have been coming every week for months... it creates a kind of warmth to the group.

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