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Archive for July, 2011

The IJK Experience in Kiev Posted by on Jul 19, 2011

I’m happy to have Judith Meyer with me today who wants to give an account of her experience here at the Internacia Junulara Kongreso (International Youth Congress of Esperanto) here in Kiev, Ukraine. Now I’ll let her tell you about her experiences. Two of my favorite inventions of the Esperanto Community are the language festivals…

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How not to organize IJK Posted by on Jul 18, 2011

Ĉi tiu artikolo estis tradukita en Esperanto kaj legebla ĉe Libera Folio. Salutojn el Kievo, Ukrainio! (Greetings from Kiev, Ukraine!) I’m now at the Internacia Junulara Kongreso in Kiev where over 300 junuloj (young people) from around the world gather to speak Esperanto together. Note that junulo is typically up to 30 years old. During…

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History of UEA’s Esperanto congresses Posted by on Jul 13, 2011

Soon will begin the two most important weeks of the Esperanto calendar: the Internacia Junulara Kongreso (IJK) and the Universala Kongreso (UK). This year, the IJK will take place in Kiev, Ukraine on July 14-21 and then, the UK will be in Copenhagen, Denmark on July 23-30. As of this writing, 320 people have already…

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Review of The Universal Language documentary Posted by on Jul 8, 2011

After seeing Sam Green’s Utopia In Four Movements, I was very excited when his new DVD The Universal Language appeared in my mailbox. It’s a half hour documentary about Esperanto from a relatively neutral viewpoint about the language. From a technical viewpoint, he does a very good job producing a professional documentary, even including archive…

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