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International Mother Language Day

Today is International Mother Language Day. The idea to celebrate International Mother Language Day was the initiative of Bangladesh. It was approved at the 1999 UNESCO General Conference and has been observed throughout the world since 2000.

The World’s Most Efficient Languages

An overview of various world languages and where they reside on the economic vs busy scale and how that possibly affects the speaker's world of view - courtesy of Atlantic.

Expats often struggle to pass on their languages

In-depth article from Economist on the struggle of expats to raise their children able to speak and write their native language.

The Strange Persistence of First Languages

Research has shown the depth of the relationship all of us have with our native tongues—and how traumatic it can be when that relationship is ruptured.

Do I need to translate Apostille?

One of the common questions we get when working with various certificates that are used overseas as vital documents, is about translating the apostille.

We are at Google Cloud Next 18!

We are happy to announce that Bilingva is participating in one of the most exciting conferences this year - Google Cloud Next 18.

Bringing Interpreters out of the Shadows

Insightful article in Foreign Policy on the roles of interpreters in high-stakes political meetings: U.S. politicians debate whether to force Trump’s interpreter to divulge contents of the private meeting.

Are all translation booths the same?

A look at translation booths from different manufacturers describing their pros and cons, and which one is the best for your next conference event.

Conference interpreting microphones

Your guide to types of microphones for conference interpreters and how to choose the right conference interpreting microphoen for your next event.

Conference Interpreting Logistics

When you are organizing an event with interpreting provided, the vendor's ability to execute on conference interpreting logistics is extremely important.