|PDF:||Author(s):||Lily L. Plygavka,|
|Number of journal:||2(23)||Date:||May 2013|
Multicultural region is a unique object of study of the g e neral laws of the language interference in parallel coexistence of several languages. Such region of the Republic of Lithuania is the South-Eastern Lithuania, which has been inhabited by different nationalities. The article deals with the concept of multiculturalism as the contemporary cultural trends, its tasks at the current stage of development of the information society. The general characteristic of the situation of multicultural contact in the south-eastern part of the Republic of Lithuania as of historically multicultural region has given in the article. Also we evaluate prospects for multiculturalism in terms of modern cultural studies and general didactic problems of modern society.
multicultural region, multiculturalism, cultural dialogue, cultural encounters, national minority, linguistic interaction, South-East Lithuania, globalization processes, multilingualism, pluralism, regional culture