The International Festival of Language and Culture (IFLC) is a big annual international event that takes place in different parts of the world. The IFLC in India took place from the 1st of May to the 3rd, with over 160 countries taking part. To represent our island nation in India was our very own Turkish teacher Mr. Aslan who had accompanied the young talent , Mr. Dago Geno. Dago Geno is a student from June Valley. He sang a song itled Labana in the Moutuan dialect by AK-47. When the PHS Writers team asked Mr. Aslan about his trip, he said that it was very enjoyable not only him but for Dago as well. Mr. Aslan said that the IFLC helped Dago gain a lot of confidence, and it was a very good experience which helped to broaden his perspective of the world.


The IFLC in Mongolia took place from the 16th of May to the 23rd of May. It was a seven day trip for our representative from our island nation-Ms Annie Terea together with Mrs. Shama Deliismail. Annie is a grade 9 student from Kilakila Secondary School who also sang the song titled Labana in the Moutuan dialect by AK-47 same with the other two representatives. When PHS Writers asked Ms. Shama about their journey experience , she shared her remarks with us saying that this had been a very good and unique experience for herself and Annie to take part in such a big international event.


By Maxine Rai, 9B