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Amid ever-growing interest, the European Commission will run its Juvenes Translatores translation contest for the seventh time in 2013
The contest is organised for 17-year-olds in secondary schools throughout the European Union.
They will translate a 1-page text between any 2 languages from among the EU's 24 official languages. This year the theme of the texts will be Citizens.
The authors of the best translation from each EU country will be invited to Brussels to receive an award, meet the Commissioner for multilingualism and see how professional EU translators work.
This will also be the chance to get to know their counterparts in linguistic talent from all the other countries.
On-line registration starts on 1 September 2013. Deadline: 20 October 2013 – http://ec.europa.eu/translatores/
Contest day: 28 November 2013
Winners announced / award ceremony: first half of 2014