• 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.


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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