Saturday, August 19, 2017

UrFU hosts 13th Litera Scripta foreign language contest

Ural Federal University's foreign language department and Institute of Fundamental Education recently hosted the 13th "Litera Scripta" International Translation Contest for Youth.

A jury of experienced professional translators chose the winners of the contest, in which participants competed in such categories as prose and journalism in English, German and French.

Over 300 works from different parts of Russia and other countries were submitted by contestants.

The contest was organized by the Sverdlovsk Regional Branch of the Union of Translators of Russia and the Department of Education, Culture and the Media of the Consulate General of the U.S. in Yekaterinburg.

Also involved in organizing the contest were the German Academic Exchange Service DAAD, American Information Center in Yekaterinburg, Friends of France and the Department of Foreign Literature of the Belinsky Library.