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International Translation Day

What Is International Translation Day?

Held every 30th of September, International Translation Day was first established in 1991 by the Fédération Internationale des Traducteurs (International Federation of Translators). FIT is an international conglomeration of associations that represents translators, interpreters, and terminologists worldwide. FIT specifically chose September 30 as it is the same day that the feast of St. Jerome is celebrated worldwide. St. Jerome is actually a revered figure in translation studies and in the industry as he was the first…