European Day of Languages

European Day of Languages in European Union in 2021

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Dates of European Day of Languages
2022 European Union Monday, September 26thEuropean Day of Languages
2021 European Union Sunday, September 26thEuropean Day of Languages
2020 European Union Saturday, September 26thEuropean Day of Languages
2019 European Union Thursday, September 26thEuropean Day of Languages
A day to promoteg the rich linguistic and cultural diversity of Europe, which must be preserved and fostered.

An initiative of the Council of Europe, the European Day of Languages has been celebrated on 26 September every year since 2001. A range of events are organised across Europe: activities for and with children, television and radio programmes, language classes and conferences.

The European Year of Languages 2001, jointly organised by the Council of Europe and the European Union, was successful in involving millions of people across 45 participating countries. Its activities celebrated linguistic diversity in Europe and promoted language learning.

Following the success of the Year of Languages, the Council of Europe declared a European Day of Languages to be celebrated on 26th of September each year.

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