Every year since 2001 the European Day of Languages celebrates the rich tapestry of languages coexisting in Europe and beyond. The European Centre for Modern Languages of the Council of Europe (ECML), encouraging excellence and innovation in language teaching, will take part in a key event in Graz (Austria) on 24 September.
A wide range of initiatives are planned across the continent in this celebration of 20 years of linguistic and cultural diversity, among them: the Fête des langues européennes in Aix-en-Provence (France), the Foreign languages we can speak survey in Haabneeme (Estonia), the Språkdagkonferanse in Halden (Norway), an EDL Language festival in Ljubljana (Slovenia), Тhe beauty of words - Лепота речи language week in Lipe (Serbia), The gate of languages unlocked competition in Zlaté Moravce (Slovakia), Plurilingual Venice. Yesterday as today: open to the world in Venice (Italy), organised in cooperation with the Council of Europe Venice Office, and an online conference organised by the European Commission entitled Language competences in the European Education Area.
Contact: Giuseppe Zaffuto, tel. +33 6 86 32 10 24