Hunters Hill Language Festival

Saturday 15th July, 2017 @ Gladesville Road Community Centre, 44 Gladesville Rd, Hunters Hill NSW 2110
Fun day for the whole family

Bring your family and friends and celebrate language diversity with us.

Learn more about languages

Learn about 10+ languages!

Make new friends and meet new people

Meet other language enthusiasts. Join our volunteer team!

About Us

Hunters Hill Language Festival 2017 is the first event from the Language Festival Association organised in Hunters Hill, NSW. The event purpose is to celebrate language diversity and raise awareness about endangered languages. The festival demonstrates the advantages of being multilingual, emphasises the ideas that all languages are equally important and valuable, provides an educational taster of multiple languages and cultures in a fun environment.

Schedule

Opening speech - Jonathan Cooper

Opening ceremony

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The purpose of the festival is to showcase the great diversity of languages in the world and to demonstrate that all languages are equally important and valuable. The event will start with the opening address by Mr Jonathan Cooper (pictured).

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Dr Greg Cooper

Language Presentations

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The Language presentations will take place simultaneously. Languages include Kalasha, Tamil, Bangla, German, Ukrainian, Esperanto, Russian and more .

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Participants of the MLF2016

Closing ceremony

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To top things off, we plan to provide language clubs and perhaps, language trivia that will leave everyone well and truly amazed. [ ... ]

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Evelina Karmela

WLF2016

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These cases are perfectly simple and easy to distinguish. In a free hour, when our power of choice is untrammelled and when nothing prevents our being able to do what we like best, every pleasure is to be welcomed and every pain avoided [...]

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Peter Jackson

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Fashion Day

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Fundraising Event

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These cases are perfectly simple and easy to distinguish. In a free hour, when our power of choice is untrammelled and when nothing prevents our being able to do what we like best, every pleasure is to be welcomed and every pain avoided [ ... ]

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Keynote Speakers

Learn from these great speakers

Speaker
Jonathan Cooper
Educator and communicator

Jonathan was senior educator at the Art Gallery of NSW. He started learning Esperanto, the international language, at age 13 and was recently elected President of the Esperanto Federation of NSW.

Speaker
Greg Cooper
Linguist and Editor

Greg specialises in linguistics, English, and south and west Asian languages, for the quality and standards agency that regulates and registers Australian universities.

Speaker
Richard Delamore
Teacher of Esperanto and English

During MLF 2017 Richard will present a historic insight in the darker side of Esperanto, he will mainly focus on the Ido crisis of the early 19th century

10+ languages will be presented at the festival, including:

 

Kalasha, Tamil, Bangla, German, Ukrainian, Esperanto, Russian and more


What people say

Great educational event

Martin Richards

Attendee - SLF2016

I learned about some exotic languages

Marianne Harvey

Student - UNSW

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