Full official status for Irish: a success story.

Espai Catalunya Europa Rue de la Loi / Wetstraat, 227, Brussels

Gaeilge or Irish is Ireland’s national and first official language. Ireland became part of the European Community back in 1973, but Irish has not gained full official and working status in the European Union until very recently. Which part of that path was easy, and how the breakthrough happened has to do with mobilisation. We […]

Ar Redadeg

Sponsored run for the Breton language. To support visit: https://www.ar-redadeg.bzh/br/keleier/

Premio Ostana – Escrituras en Lenga Maire

The Premio Ostana Escrituras en Lenga Maire festival will be held in Ostana, an Occitan-speaking village near Cuneo, Italy, from June 24th-26th. The Ostana Prize is the long running annual meet-up with the mother tongues of the world that brings together indigenous language authors from around the world for a festival of linguistic biodiversity. Premio […]

University of Valencia – ELEN Summer School: “Minority Languages: Rights and Practices” 18-22nd July, Gandia, País Valencià.

Carrer Tossal, 8, 46702 Gandia Carrer Tossal, 8,, Gandia, Valencia

The Summer School “Minority Languages: Rights and Language Practices” will be held in the University of Valencia campus in Gandia, Pais Valencia, from Monday 18th July to Friday 22nd July. It features a packed programme opening with UN Special Rapporteur for Minorities, Dr. Fernand de Varennes, on Monday 18th July, and ending with the Listen […]

SUNS Europe, Gurize/ Gorizia and Udin/ Udine, Friuli.

The European Festival of Performing Arts in Minoritised and Endangered Languages. ELEN Secretary-General Davyth Hicks and Paul Bilbao Sarria (Euskalgintzaren Kontseilua, ELEN VP) will be speaking at the opening of SUNS Europe, the European festival of performing arts in minoritized languages, on Nov. 25th in Gurize (Gorizia) #Friuli, with Marco Stolfo, University of Udin.