International Translation Day 2020: Know the Significance of the day

Every year, International Translation Day is celebrated on September 30 to raise awareness about the translation profession and bring awareness about languages that play an important role in the development of our society.

Shivani Arora

Shivani AroraBy Shivani Arora

Published on 30 Sep 2020 7:11 AM GMT

International Translation Day 2020: Know the Significance of the day
X
International Translation Day 2020: Know the Significance
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Whatsapp
  • Telegram
  • Linkedin
  • Print
  • koo
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Whatsapp
  • Telegram
  • Linkedin
  • Print
  • koo
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Whatsapp
  • Telegram
  • Linkedin
  • Print
  • koo

Every year, International Translation Day is celebrated on September 30 to raise awareness about the translation profession and bring awareness about languages that play an important role in the development of our society. It also aims to pay tribute to the work of language professionals.

International Translation Day:

According to the United Nations, “International Translation Day is meant as an opportunity to pay tribute to the work of language professionals, which plays an important role in bringing nations together, facilitating dialogue, understanding and cooperation, contributing to development and strengthening world peace and security.”

International Translation Day 2020 Theme

Also, the theme is “Finding the words for a world in crisis. FIT aims to highlight the significance of translators and interpreters in managing the situations. In addition, on the International scale, National scale, and local scale.

ALSO READ: UPSC tells Supreme Court, ‘Its impossible to postpone exams over Covid’

International Translation Day History

On May 24, 2017, the General Assembly adopted a resolution on the role of language professionals in connecting nations. And fostering peace, understanding and development, and declared September 30 as International Translation Day. The day marks the celebration of the feast of St. Jerome, the Bible translator. In addition, who is considered the patron saint of translators.

ALSO READ: Delhi High Court Seeks Reply On Plea Over Non-Payment Of DU Teachers’ Salary

FIT (International Federation of Translators) promotes these celebrations which were set up in 1953. Even in 1991, FIT launched the idea of an officially recognised International Translation Day to promote the translation profession in several countries.

Stay tuned with the newstrack to get fastest updates. Click @englishnewstrack to follow us on Facebook and @newstrackmedia to follow on Twitter.

Shivani Arora

Shivani Arora

Next Story