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BSA: Ekushey February ft. TED Talk Speaker Samier Mansur

When: Thursday, February 21, 2013 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Stamp Student Union : Prince George's Room
Event Type(s): Special Event

Bangladeshis celebrate Ekushey February (February 21st) as International Mother Language Day to commemorate the struggles in preserving the Bengali language.

This United Nations recognized holiday celebrates the variety of cultures around the world and it's multitude of dialects. An authentic Bangladeshi dinner will be served and TED Talk Speaker Samier Mansur will be attending. His speech on September 12th, 2012 in Dhaka, Bangladesh advocated the Bangladesh Pluralism Project, promoting multiculturalism in Asia and it's neighbors. He will delve further into this matter on a more intimate level among attendees.

The event will take place February 21, 2013 at 6 pm in the Prince Georges Room in Stamp.

Ticket Price: $10
Availability Date: February 11, 2013
Purchase Location: Hoff Theater
ID Requirement: none

Ticket Information:
Charges: General Admission $10.00; ;
Available at: Hoff Ticket Window




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