Events

  • Easter Traditions from Around the World

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    If you hadn’t already gathered from the chocolate eggs piled up like mountains in the supermarkets, Easter will upon us very shortly. This year, Easter weekend begins with Good Friday on Friday 2nd April, through to Easter Monday on 5th. While most of us in the UK celebrate by gorging on chocolate or paying our respects in Church, other countries

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  • Everything You Need to Know About Chinese New Year

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    Millions of communities all over the world celebrate Chinese New Year. Food, fireworks, traditional clothing and many other customs mark the festivities, which officially began on February 12th this year. The new year falls on this date because it commemorates the beginning of the start of the lunar year, which is the start of a new moon. But, because the

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  • Halloween Traditions Across the World

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    Although most of us regard Halloween as dressing up and trick-or-treating, some countries around the world celebrate Halloween traditions in very different ways to ourselves here in the UK – many of which are deeply associated with spirituality and religion. In this blog, we’ll be taking a look at some of the most interesting traditions from all over the world.

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  • A Guide to Simultaneous Conference Interpreting

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    When interpreting simultaneously at a conference, an interpreter will translate the presenter’s words into a different language in real-time. This way, the natural flow of what the speaker is saying is maintained, and the audience benefits from a smooth output. Preparing for a conference that requires simultaneous interpretation involves finding the right interpreter and sourcing the correct equipment, which can

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