Oktoberfest 2009

The Munich Oktoberfest held in Germany will take place from 19th September until 4th October 2009. It is a huge festival dedicated to lots of beer drinking!

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Toronto Film Festival 2009

The Toronto Film Festival in Canada takes place between the 10th and 19th September 09. It is a fairly contemporary film festival with a good selection of different types of films within different genres. Although there are no awards, the festival promotes Canadian, International and foreign language films from across the globe.  

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Language Advantage Newsletter 2009

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European Music Day Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary in Greece

European Music Day is on 21 June 2009.   It is an annual event turning the streets in cities all across Europe into music stages – free for everyone.   European Music Day started in Greece ten years ago and now constitutes the biggest music event in the country, transforming over 23 cities with more than 70 bands all over Greece in 2009.   [Read more…]

FIFA Confederations Cup South Africa 2009

The FIFA Confederations Cup is being held in various towns and cities in South Africa, including Pretoria and Johannesburg. It will take place from the 14th-28th June 2009.   International teams playing this year include Brazil, Spain, Italy, USA, Egypt and South Africa. [Read more…]

La finale Di UEFA Champions League 2009

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We’ve gone all Italian this week! This year’s UEFA Champions League Final will be held in the Stadio Olimpico, Rome on the 27th May 2009. FC Barcelona will play Manchester United FC in what could be an explosive football match.   A five-day celebration of football kicks off in Rome’s historic centre on Saturday 23rd May with the official opening of the UEFA Champions Festival. [Read more…]

Cannes Film Festival 2009

cannes-film-festival-2009_webCannes: not your average seaside resort but a beautiful, trendy resort on the Cote d’Azur, France no less. The Cannes Film Festival: not your average local film festival, but one of the biggest and most prestigious showcases of the world’s best film-making. The 62nd Cannes Film Festival (Festival de Cannes) runs from 13 – 24 May 2009.   [Read more…]

Celebrate Europe Day 2009

europe_day_2003_enDid you know that the 9th of May is Europe Day and that this date is celebrated in Europe  every year?

On the 9th May 1950, what is now known as the European Union, was first proposed. In Paris, the French Foreign Minister of the time, Robert Schuman, [Read more…]

Languages & Business Conference 2009

8th Conference on Languages and International Business Communication
15 – 17 June 2009 | Duesseldorf, Germany

Languages & Business 2009 takes a professional look at the subject of language training for business. The annual event offers a forum for the exchange of experiences and the chance to get up-to-date with best practice. [Read more…]

La Dolce Vita 2009

Experience The Sweet Life at La Dolce Vita, the annual celebration of the Italian good life in London.   The UK’s most influential Italian lifestyle event is returning to London Olympia in March 2009 for its fifth year! Renowned to deliver an authentic Italian experience for trade and consumer visitors alike.   [Read more…]