Monday, January 4, 2010

Guest of honor: the Catalan language

Designed to promote and celebrate languages, defend multilingualism and develop international communication, Expolangues is an unique event which has been reuniting all of the linguistic market participants for 27 years.

The Catalan language
This year, the guest of honor is The Catalan language: many activities, concerts and conferences are organized on the Catalonian theme. Other activities, dedicated to both professionals and public, will be offered by the 30 other countries represented.
Did you know?
Catalan is a Romance language, the national and official language of Andorra, and a co-official language in the Spanish autonomous communities of the Balearic Islands, Catalonia and Valencian Community.

Expolangues is dedicated to any linguistic actor: professionals, students as well as any foreign culture enthusiast are welcomed. Click here for more information and to request your free invitation. The event will be held Wednesday 3rd February to Saturday 6th February at the Paris Expo.

Want to know more?

This year's program will feature more than 180 exhibitors, from different sectors, such as:

• Language schools and language training organisations
• Language study holiday organisers
• Multimedia companies
• Language laboratories
• Translation and interpreting companies
• Publishers of language learning methods
• Specialised bookstores
• Schools and universities
• Embassies, cultural centres and ministries from around the world
• Tourism Offices

A few figures…
22,618 visitors in 2009
10,855 visitors from within the profession and 11,763 members of the public
80 languages + 30 countries represented

We'll be there! Will you?

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