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International Francophonie Day

The International Francophonie Day is being celebrated March 20 as it is every year throughout the world and especially in the 77 member countries of the International Organization of

International Francophonie Day

The International Francophonie Day is being celebrated March 20 as it is every year throughout the world and especially in the 77 member countries of the International Organization of "La Francophonie". This date commemorates the signing on March 20, 1970, of the Niamey Convention which resulted in the grouping together of French-speaking states.
The French language – the language of education and communication but also of development and trade of more than 220 million speakers around the world – is at the heart of these celebrations.
French is one of the most spoken languages in the world and is considered to be one of the most beautiful and romantic languages that exist.
Source:
http://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/french-foreign-policy-1/promoting-francophony/events-2133/article/international-day-of-la

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More holidays on this day:

International Day of Happines
First Day of Spring - Spring Equinox
World Storytelling Day
World Sparrow Day
World Day of Theatre for Children and Young People

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