Art therapy workshop ‘It All starts with Childhood’

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Two full-day workshops by Elena and Maria Makarova dedicated to childhood. Elena Makarova is an art therapist, educator, author of 40 books, historian. The workshop is designed for art therapists, artists, educators, parents, and anyone and everyone looking to explore their own personal understanding and self-expression through art. This event is for adults, children from …

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Malayalee Indians ready for annual Kids Fest

Malayalee Indians ready for annual Kids Fest

On 13th and 14th April, the Malayalee Indian community is gathering for their annual Kids Fest. It looks like a fascinating event, with competitions in elocution, news reading, Irish dancing and other traditional dances, so check out their website to find out more. The Venue Is Scoil Mhuire Boys National School, Griffith Avenue, Marino, Dublin …

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Mother Tongues Storytelling projects

Mother Tpngues storytelling

Over the last 12 months, we have been working with Chester Beatty Library and Dolphin’s Barn Library on two family storytelling projects. We have experimented both with bilingual storytelling, where every child can join in and try to engage with a dual language story and with single language storytelling, where facilitators and parents only read …

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Techniques to improve communication in the home language

Techniques to improve communication in the Home Language

Building on the success of our courses on bilingualism for parents, we have developed a new practical class for parents who want to practice some of the tips and techniques to promote the active use of their languages. The first class will take place on 17th April at 7:30 in the Outhouse, 105 Capel Street, …

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The Unuhi Short Story Writing Competition 2019

Calling all school children around the world! Write a short story and become a published author on Unuhi. Unuhi is a new bilingual books app for children. Launched in late 2018, the app offers short stories and flashcards for children aged 2 -10 years. Twenty languages are supported and the app displays any two of …

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Mother Tongues Festival: an arts festival with a difference

Mother Tongues Festival 2019. Tallaght, 2nd and 3rd March 2019. Picture Enzo Francesco Testa Photography. www.enzofrancescotesta.com

Imagine a place where people have fun speaking many different languages, a place where children and adults learn about culture, stories and languages through art-making, music and dance! This is what the Mother Tongues Festival was all about! Over the last two weekends we hosted more than 50 events in over 20 languages, we met artists, professionals …

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Ireland Tamil Sangam

*   Mother tongue -Tamil Language Education Program – Start Event * Purpose, Action plan, Discussion of the course of the curriculum and explanation of the next move Parents, Teacher, Student – Discussion Day: 10 February 2019 Time: Afternoon 3-5 Place: Moeran Hall, Dublin We invite all the Tamil relations with love!

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“My world of Languages” – Art Competition at the Mother Tongues Festival

Mother Tongues Festival Art competition

About the Competition The first Mother Tongues Art Competition was instituted by Mother Tongues to celebrate International Mother to celebrate International Mother Language Day and the International Year of Indigenous Languages within the Mother Tongues Festival. The goal of the competition is to explore the role of language in our everyday life. Everyone between the ages of 4 and 18 is …

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