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Let's Talk! - Multilingualism Day

 Language Day, 28 Sep 2019, Brussels, Belgium

Multilingualism Day is your opportunity to peek behind the curtain and see how the European Parliament works in 24 languages. You can meet European Parliament interpreters and translators, get a glimpse into their work and set foot inside the Hemicycle plenary chamber itself.

Multilingualism ensures that all Europeans can use their own language to follow the work of their democratic representatives in the world’s most multilingual parliament. Linguistic and cultural diversity is one of Europe's strengths and is woven into the European treaties as a core value. As the linguist and philosopher Umberto Eco said, ‘the language of Europe is translation’. Multilingualism Day is your chance to see this language in action.

You can take part in Multilingualism Day 2019 at the European Parliament Hemicycle and at the House of European History.

Detailed programme information available here:

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Venue: European Parliament, Paul-Henri Spaak Building (Show On Map)
Target groups:  Language learners Students Language experts General public

Organizer: European Parliament
Estimated number of participants/people involved: 700
Address: Rue Wiertz / Wiertzstraat 60, B-1047, Brussels, Belgium
Contact Name: European Parliament
Contact Phone: +3222842111

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Vote for this year’s most innovative event!  

To add a further element of spice to the Day, anyone visiting the website can vote for what they regard as the most innovative EDL event. This can be due to its creativity, transferability or just because it truly represents the spirit of the Day. Voting will be open for one month, from 20 September – 20 October, with the winner to be announced in December. There will be a small prize for the organizer of the event which receives the most votes.

2019's 'most innovative event' is
Fotbañol/ Jugar al fútbol y aprender español”!

The event received 1000+ votes and was organised by Colegiul Național "Ștefan cel Mare".

Congratulations to the winners!

We were most impressed by the creativity and great effort which went into organising the events submitted and would like to thank all organisers of EDL events in 2019.