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Esperanto: the second language in OUYA Posted by on Jul 31, 2013

Since the following article is about a project I’m personally involved in, I will translate the article about it from Libera Folio, an Esperanto news source. After English, Esperanto became the second language, which appeared in the recently launched game console OUYA, a system crowdfunded by private hobbyists. An app for listening to Esperanto radio…

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The “Average” Esperanto speaker? Posted by on Sep 30, 2012

When the telephone was first invented, how useful was it? Well, no one else had one, so not much at all! Like the phone, as more people learn Esperanto, it becomes more useful. So naturally Esperanto speakers would like the language to become more mainstream. From that, most people assume the best way to promote…

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Important dictionary now online: PIV Posted by on Apr 6, 2012

Perhaps you’ve heard of the largest Esperanto-Esperanto dictionary called the Plena Ilustrita Vortaro (PIV)? Well, now you can access PIV online! It’s still in beta, so you will have to sign up for a free account to access it (if you already have a lernu account, you can login with that). Then enter any word…

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New Years in Esperanto at JES Posted by on Jan 3, 2012

If you haven’t yet seen it, check out my initial coverage of the Junulara Esperanto-Semajno (Esperanto Youth Week) in my post: JES, great Esperanto youth congress. That covered everything except New Years Eve: the most important day of a youth congress. The day started with the usual walk up from breakfast to look at the…

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JES, great Esperanto youth congress! Posted by on Dec 30, 2011

[Tradukita en Esperanto: Libera Folio] Saluton from Gdansk, Poland, where this year’s Junulara Esperanto-Semajno (Esperanto Youth Week) is taking place. I have to say, the biggest critique I could say is that it’s only 5 days long, instead of the usual 7… but man, what a great congress! Here we have 170 people gathering from…

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Muzaiko: 24 hour Esperanto radio Posted by on Dec 23, 2011

Today, I’ll be talking with the all-volunteer team from Muzaiko, the new 24-hour Internet radio station completely in Esperanto! How did you see a need for a 24-hour radio station in Esperanto? A 24-hour radio station in Esperanto is one way to make the language a daily part of speakers’ lives. It can keep active…

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10 years ago: Mia vojaĝo al Germanio Posted by on Oct 31, 2011

I step off the airplane in Düsseldorf and find myself immersed in German airport signs directing me to passport control and baggage claim, when the memories of planning this trip return to me. I had been wanting to go to the Internationale Spieltage Spiel (Toy and Game Fair) for several years now, the largest board…

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