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Language.  26/09/2017

The IRL’s offices in Paris and Berlin are organizing beginners’ courses in Catalan to mark the European Day of Languages. Other activities such as a poetry session will also be held in Berlin with the participation of the Majorcan poet Emili Sánchez Rubio.




As is customary, during the European Day of Languages, the European Union National Institutes for Culture in Berlin (EUNIC) and the European Commission delegation in Germany are organizing language courses in 20 libraries in Berlin. Thus, 33 introductory courses will be held on 25th and 26th September for children aged 10 to 13. They will include a course in Catalan.

 Moreover, on the 26th, there will be a poetry slam for the purpose of presenting European linguistic diversity. It is for this reason that the participants, who will have to offer their personal and poetic interpretation of the fairy tale Little Red Riding Hood, will be able to do so in any European language without translation, or in German or English with elements of other languages.

 Thanks to the support of the IRL, the poet Emili Sánchez Rubio (Palma, 1983) will be taking part in the event. The Majorcan has published more than ten books of poems, the latest in 2015 entitled L’afrau del nigromant (The Gorge of the Necromancer), which won him notable prizes like the Art Jove or the Joan Duch.

 Moreover, on Tuesday, 26th September, the IRL’s office in Paris is offering a beginners’ course in Catalan, as part of the 17th Foreign Cultures Week organized by the FICEP. In this the origins of the Catalan language and the influences will be discussed, and also the keys for making first contact with the language.

 

Created in 2001 through an initiative of the Council of Europe, the European Day of Languages celebrates the continent’s linguistic and cultural diversity with the objectives of making public opinion aware of the diversity of languages spoken in Europe, encouraging people to learn them, and promoting exchanges and mobility.

 Entry is free by sending an email to paris@llull.cat or by telephone on 01 42 66 02 45.

 The whole programme can be found here.

 

On 26th September 2011 the 10th anniversary of the European Day of Languages was celebrated with 47 member states

Sponsors of IRL projects

The Institut Ramon Llull

is a consortium that comprises the Generalitat de Catalunya (Government of Catalonia), Balearic Islands Government and theBarcelona City Council, and its mission is the promotion of Catalan language and culture abroad.

Generalitat de CatalunyaGovern Illes BalearsAjuntament de Barcelona

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