The Ministry of Culture announced that within the framework of the International Decade of Indigenous Languages, all Peruvians were invited to share words or phrases in our more than 48 indigenous languages that have official alphabets in Peru.
This campaign is part of the activities for the Week of Cultural and Linguistic Diversity, which takes place within the framework of the International Decade of Indigenous Languages, which began on May 21 and ends on Saturday May 28, with the aim to strengthen the appreciation of Peru as a culturally diverse state, free from ethnic-racial discrimination.
In this way, the Ministry of Culture, and through a series of actors such as soccer players such as Aldo Corzo, Gerson Barreto, and other personalities, invites citizens to initiate debate and/or reflective dialogue on the importance of preserving our indigenous languages. and original to maintain its historical legacy.
The activities began on Saturday, May 21, with the 1st Sports Festival: ‘Let’s Talk Our Languages’, which took place at the Julio C. Tello sports field in San Miguel.
Likewise, he called on everyone to join the campaign and be part of the change, to live in an Intercultural Peru, free of discrimination.
About the activities
Continuing with the scheduled activities, on Wednesday, May 25 at 9:00 am, the webinar will take place: “Advances and Challenges towards the construction of an Intercultural State in Peru”, with the objective of identifying and publicizing successful experiences of intercultural management in our country for its replication at the national level.
On Thursday, May 25, starting at 6:00 pm, at the Magic Water Circuit of the Reserve Park, the general public will be invited to enjoy the first performance of the National Children’s Choir of the Ministry of Culture, with a wide repertoire in the indigenous or native languages of Peru, thus disseminating our linguistic wealth.
On Friday, May 27, the official launch of the International Decade of Indigenous Languages in Peru will be held in the city of Huamanga, Ayacucho region. Activity that will be carried out in a constant, articulated and transversal manner on indigenous languages in Peru, involving State entities, international organizations, indigenous organizations, academic institutions and other key actors to have a single national agenda for planning, monitoring and management of activities on indigenous or native languages in Peru.
Likewise, on Friday, May 27 and Saturday, May 28, starting at 9:00 am, the Peru Intercultural fair will be held for the first time and in a decentralized manner in the Plaza de Armas of Huamanga in Ayacucho.
To learn about the actions scheduled for the National Week of Cultural and Linguistic Diversity, you can follow the following accounts: https://www.facebook.com/mincu.pe.