Bangladesh has been spearheading observance of the International Mother Language Day [#internationalmotherlanguageday] in the Netherlands, comes every 21st February. The Day aims to contribute to the collective tapestry of #multi-culturalism and #multi-lingualism across our societies. In the Hague, in 2018, a permanent Shaheed Minar (language martyr’s monument) was erected at the famous Zuiderpark managed that is managed by the Gemeente [Municipality] the Hague.

This is the third year in a row that Leiden University and the Embassy of Bangladesh in the Netherlands are drawing #denhaag-based int’l community and multi-lingual studentship to celebrate multilingualism. For two and half decades, Bangladesh has been spearheading this Day universally to advance our shared tapestry of #multiculturalism and #multilingualism, across societies.

Are you a school/university #student#youth in #netherlands?

Then, please join a unique #Poster_Design/ #Art_Expression Contest marking the observance of INTERNATIONAL MOTHER LANGUAGE DAY in the Netherlands, come this 21st February.

Unleash your imagination through your creative digital art, sketch or painting!

on the theme “Harmony in Diversity” and

email it to: <>

by 11 February 2024

Win cash prize and more!

The University will hold a colourful observance with the Hague-based diplomatic community at Leiden University College The Hague on 21st February (Wednesday) 2024, commencing at 3:30 pm (Room A0.06, the Schouwburgstraat, The Hague).

For queries:
Md. Jannatul Habib
First Secretary, Embassy of Bangladesh in the Hague, Mobile/WhatsApp: +31687739614