Today Georgia celebrates the Mother Language Day! Georgian language has been an essential part of national identity that combines history, patriotic spirit, indigenousness and national self-consciousness. Language is a value uncompromisingly defended by Georgian people and symbolized by
April 1978 – a victory gained in fight against the authoritarian regime.
This year country marks the Language Day with a 10-Year Unified State Language Program of the Government setting forth new goals and conditions for the full functioning of the state language.
The Georgian language belongs to the Kartvelian (Iberian) language family, and is one of the alphabets in the world included in the list of #UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.