International Coffee Day is a new holiday that is celebrated throughout the world. The purpose of this holiday is to celebrate the existence of the beverage known as coffee. More importantly, International Coffee Day honors the hard workers in the crop fields that grow coffee plants and harvest them for coffee companies throughout the world.
Unless you are a translator, you probably don’t realize that there is a holiday held every year on September 30th called International Translation Day. Since the establishment of the International Federation of Translators in 1953, the holiday has been celebrated by translators from around the world. This organization is comprised of more than 80,000 different translators who live in 55 nations. There are also over 100 associations which are affiliated with the organization. These associations could be anyone from terminologists to interpreters.
A colossal digital revolution is steadily approaching the Middle East landscape. A recent GSMA research outline that currently there are almost 263 million smartphones being used in the MENA region. While smartphones have infused the US at a 91% rate, there is a good 86% users who are constantly on their smartphones in Saudi Arabia. Not forgetting UAE in the Middle East which rates a smartphone usage rage of nearly 100%.
Localizing your Social media content allows you to reach your customers from anywhere in the world with an influential appeal each time. For instance when a company localizes its Facebook page specific to different countries around the world, it allows the brand management department of the company to advertise summer clothes in the UAE while still promoting winter apparels and accessories in Canada. Their marketing becomes specific to each niche but in a very convenient manner, all due to the localization of their social media campaigns.
The Swahili people are fascinating, with a rich and exciting culture which remains a mystery to many outside of Eastern Africa, where this ethnic and cultural group originates. From a distinctive language to popular customers and modes of living, here is a complete guide to all you ever wanted to know about the Swahili and Waswahili people…
The Zulu Language is known as isiZulu, the language of the Zulu people, with it’s dominant area being the Zulu population living in South Africa. Zulu has around 10 million speakers as a first language, and 95% of these reside in South Africa, as well as over fifteen million second-language speakers. In addition, Zulu is understood by over 50% of the area’s population – making it one of South Africa’s official languages as of 1994. isiZulu is part of the Nguni subgroup of languages, and more than half of the population of South Africa are able to understand it.
Eager to find out more about the Zulu language, culture and people? Read on…
Japan and the Middle East have a complex relationship, which often calls for clear and direct communication. In this blog, we’ll be exploring the ways in which the two regions have related to one another through the years, and how correct and accurate translation helps to make all the difference when it comes to affirming international relationships.
Turkey is a very interesting country with a distinctive culture and language. Always wanted to find out more about Turkey? Read on to discover a few things you might not know…
The Turkish language is distinct from other languages in the region, as it is inspired by Latin, not Arabic. This makes professional, accurate translation vital for companies seeking to branch out into this area.
International Mother Language Day is a celebration of language that is held on the 21st of February every year. It is designed to promote diversity and understanding of other cultures through multilingualism and multiculturalism. This year’s theme is Linguistic diversity and multilingualism count for sustainable development.