Chinese Language Day is celebrated on April 20th every year to bring light to the Chinese culture through their language, literature and poetry. The day was established by the UN in celebration of multilingualism, cultural diversity and to maintain the equality of all six official languages of the UN (English, Arabic, Spanish, Chinese, Russian and French).
The date was selected celebrates the traditional Chinese solar term "Grain Rain" on April 20 every year commemorating the contribution of Cangjie, the "ancestor of Chinese characters".
Every year on this day, various events and activities are organized in order to celebrate the Chinese language. These may include cultural events, concerts, lectures, exhibitions, cuisines, films and more. This is a great opportunity for people to learn more about the Chinese language and to celebrate its rich history and culture.