Awards

  • 2021: The Smithsonian’s Mother Tongue Film Festival – An annual festival for celebrating cultural and linguistics diversity by showcasing film and filmmakers around the world by highlighting the crucial role of language in daily life.

Smithsonian

An Indigenous Language Playlist // A Selection of Staff Picks at the Mother Tongue Film Festival

  • 2019:  Kerthi Bhuwana Sandhi – Government of Bali Province rewarded BASAbali for our commitment in preserving and developing language, script and literature of Bali by using virtual based media. KBM Award
  • 2019:  UNESCO Confucious Prize for Literacy  –  The 2019 prize honors outstanding work in literacy and multilingualism.

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  • 2018: International Linguapax Award – Each year, Linguapax delivers an award on the occasion of the International Mother Language Day (21 February).   According to Lingupax, “This prize is a tribute to outstanding action carried out in different areas in favour of the preservation of linguistic diversity, revitalization and reactivation of linguistic communities and the promotion of multilingualism.”

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 BASAbali wins the International Linguapax Award 2018

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