26 October 2016

BABYLON - BEST YOUNG TRANSLATOR AWARD COMPETITION


The Delegation of the European Union announced the competition for the Babylon Best Young Translator Award 2017!

The competition is organised in cooperation with MATA Translators' Association.

The objectives of the Best Young Translator Award Competition are to motivate and promote young translators, as well as to encourage excellence in translating literary works from European languages into the languages spoken in the country.

The Competition is open for young translators, not older than 26 years of age. Entries must be translations of (or extracts from) literary work: novel, novella, short story, or non-fiction, from any of the 24 official languages of the European Union into any of the languages spoken in the country.

Awards shall be bestowed for each language in which applications have been received.

The awards consist of: €500 monetary award, annual membership to the MATA Translators' Association and publication of the translation in full or in part, in Kulturen život magazine.

An informative session and a practical workshop for potential applicants and young translators will be organised at the EU InfoCentre on 8 November 2016, at 16.00 hrs (at Sv Kiril i Metodij 52 B, 1000 Skopje).

The closing date of competition entries acceptance is 3 April 2017.

The awarding ceremony will take place next year, on the European Day of Languages - 26 September 2017.

Please visit the following links for:

Complete rules of the 2015 Competition in Macedonian language: правила на конкурсот

Complete rules of the 2015 Competition in Albanian language: rregullat e Konkursit


Please use one of the following entry forms:

Entry form in Macedonian language: пријава

Entry form in Albanian language: aplikim

Click here for Frequently Asked Questions in Macedonian.

Click here for Frequently Asked Questions in Albanian.

Click here for Frequently Asked Questions in English.