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International Translational Day: Theme, History And Significance

International Translation Day is celebrated all over the world. The day is celebrated every year on 30 September to honor language professionals for their work and acknowledge the global importance of translation and honor translation experts who help connect societies. It is the feast day of Saint Jerome, the Bible translator who is also known as the patron saint of translators.

Significance Of Translation Day

To raise awareness and educate the public about the need for professional translators and interpreters, the American Translators Association (ATA) has been observing International Translation Day since 2018. The ATA commemorated ITD 2018 by publishing a collection of six infographics that illustrate information about the professions.

International Translation Day theme 2022

The International Translation Day 2022 theme is A World without Barriers: The Role of Language Professionals in Building Culture, Understanding, and lasting Peace.

International Translation Day is organized to show respect and importance to language professionals around the world. Awareness is made to adopt translation as a professional.

History Of Translation Day

In 1991, the International Federation of Translators (FIT) launched the idea of an officially recognized International Translation Day to pay tribute to the work of language professionals, who play an important role in facilitating dialogue, understanding, and cooperation

On 24 May 2017, the General Assembly adopted a resolution declaring September 30 International Translation Day, recognizing the role of professional translation in connecting nations.