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Frisian documentary about Bertsolaritza presented in the Basque Country with Basque subtitles

The Frisian documentary about the Basque bertsolaritza phenomenon which had its premier last year in Fryslân, has been presented in the Basque Country last evening. The documentary is now subtitled in Basque.

Ljouwert Candidate City of Literature

Leeuwarden-Fryslân is putting itself forward, with total conviction, as a candidate to become a UNESCO City of Literature! We would like to join the 28 cities which already have this title, and so become a permanent member of this creative network.

Microsoft Office offers Frisian spell checker

Since Friday, Frisian users of Microsoft Office can use a Frisian spell checker. The Frisian language is now available in the standard spell checker in the Office programs Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint. The new language help was presented at the provincial government office in Leeuwarden last week.

General Assembly NPLD in Toulouse

At the General Assembly meeting of the NPLD in Toulouse the Afûk was officially appointed as a member of the NPLD. The meeting was full of interesting proposals and exchanges among the members. Moreover, we have learned about the efforts to keep Occitan language alive among the new generations at Calandreta de Garoneta; how relevant […]

RIXT Frisian Poets Pack online

The Frisian Poetry Collective RIXT has posted its English website online. A large part of the 45 poets who are affiliated with RIXT have submitted translations of their own poems for the website. In addition, the RIXT poets also have an English poet’s profile.

Afûk is a member of the Network to Promote Linguistic Diversity (NPLD)

The Afûk has this week been accepted as a member of the NPLD. Through this membership de Afûk is now connected with 41 other organisations that are active in the area of language promotion, language policy and language learning. Some of the members include Wales, Ireland, Scotland, Basque Country, Friuli, Finland, Catalonia, Sardinia, Macedonia and […]