On 23 November, 3348 students all over Europe translated the texts that EU Commission translators had spent so long drafting, commenting on and polishing.
The 10th edition of Juvenes Translatores offered us a glimpse into bright young minds as they embark on their journey to discover the world — untroubled by routine or conventions, youthful and a tad irreverent.
A knowledge of languages can make every difference for finding a job and building a future for young people today.
Juvenes Translatores allows Commission translators to share their passion for languages with the outside world.
The 2013 contest made over 3 000 teenagers across Europe aware of the challenges and beauty of travelling from one language to another.
27 bright shining dots for each excellent translation that secured first place in the 6th year of the contest
27 winners, as always – 1 from every EU country… but more entrants than ever – this time over 3,000
In closing the 4th Juvenes Translatores, we'd like to thank schools and pupils not just for the interest you showed, but also the feedback you provided (not least thanks to social media) – both greater than ever.
On 24 November 2009 the young European generation was once again challenged to step into the shoes of a translator.
The second Juvenes Translatores contest was held in every EU member country on Thursday 27 November 2008.
On 14 November 2007, more than a thousand 17-year-olds from almost 300 schools across the European Union had a go at professional translation.