Language and literature


European Day of Languages. Institute of Valencian Studies

One more year, on the occasion of the European Day of Languages, the Institute of Valencian Studies and the Aragonese Center of Valencia organizes a cultural meeting where poems and folktales will be read; the Aragonese, Provencal, Bable, Galician and Valencian languages ​​will be represented. This commemoration is an initiative of the European Commission and the Council of Europe in homage to the linguistic diversity of Europe representing 800 million citizens of 47 countries.

The Institute in Provence. Le Forum des Aulnes

This weekend, Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 April, will be held in the Provencal town of Saint Martin de Crau, Provence, the Forum des Aulnes. It is a meeting of Provencal associations that defend the identity of the Provencal language and culture. Recall that numerous institutions, associations and cultural groups of Provence have developed for a long time an important seed of recovery and dissemination of their autochthonous culture.

International day of the mother tongue. Statement from the Napolitana Academy and the Institute of Valencian Studies

On the occasion of the International Mother Language Day, the Napolitana Academy for the Neapolitan Language and Culture, chaired by Massimiliano Verde, collaborator of several international projects for the promotion of the Neapolitan language and culture, offers his collaboration, for the preservation of the linguistic diversity and the plurillingüisme. In response to the Sustainable Development Goals, encourages the promotion, through the millennial and universal humanistic message of the Neapolitan cultural identity, the teaching and preservation of its linguistic heritage that is an integral part of a millennial historical-cultural and artistic heritage and international. In fact, in the proposal to UNESCO to insert the Historical Center of Naples in the list of the goods of humanity, ICOMOS - International Council of Monuments and Sites - highlights the next uniqueness of Naples: UNESCO recognizes that city exceptional universal value that has had a profound influence in many places in Europe and the world. This cultural heritage is the heritage of all humanity:

Assembly of the European Alliance of Regional Languages

The Institute of Valencian Studies has participated, representing the Valencian language and culture, in the annual meeting of the European Alliance of Regional Languages on the weekend of 8 and 9 April in Provence. In the assembly, different projects have been proposed to defend the different cultures represented within the alliance, such as the Bearnese, the Gascon, the Provencal, the Nissarda, the Neapolitan and the Valencian.

European Alliance of Minority Languages

The European Alliance of Minority Languages ​​has been established at European level, headed by the Provençal language, and more specifically, by the Collectif Prouvènço. Within this framework, the Institute of Valencian Studies has been constituted as representative of the Valencian Language at European level.

The constitution of the Alliance came from the debates that dealt with the problem of the recognition of minority languages ​​within the national framework of each country.