Cervantes Institute to celebrate world's first
by Stacey on Wednesday, June 17, 2009
June 20th, 2009 marks the first annual Día del español "Spanish Language Day" celebration in all of the Instituto Cervantes branches throughout the world. The purpose of this day is to establish a meeting point for Spanish speakers and to increase the visibility of the Spanish language, validating it as aninternational means of communication. An event to be enjoyed by the whole family family and visitors, Instituto Cervantes has organized a series of activities around Spanish words, their diversity and how they are perceived which begin at 11am local time of each branch.
In preparation for “Spanish Language Day” celebration, the Instituto Cervantes has launched a platform that encourages people from all over the world to vote for their favorite Spanish word and even invent terms that they think should be added to the language. Please visit http://www.eldiae.es/ to propose and vote for your favorites or for more information on this day!
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