Vietnamese young people attended a past edition of the European Language Day. (Photo: Goethe Institute)

Hanoi (VNA) - The eighth European Languages Day 2018, which offers a unique opportunity for all budding and passionate linguists to take part in a multi-lingual environment and enjoy a colorful day full of interesting input and exchanges will be held at the Goethe Institute in Hanoi on September 29.

The event initiated by the Council of Europe is organised by Hanoi’s EUNIC (European Union National Institutes for Culture) every year.

This year’s participants include the Aula Cervantes and the British Council, as well as the embassies of France, Italy, Poland, Finland, the Czech Republic, Wallonie-Bruxelles Delegation and the Goethe Institute. It promises to offer special cultural activities.

Representatives of the participating institutions will introduce their respective languages, countries and cultures.

At the event, ‘Speak-dating’ is offered, a format to help people get in touch with different languages instantly. Visitors have the opportunity to learn their first words in English, French, German, Italian, Finnish, Polish, Czech and Spanish.

There will also be a quiz offering attractive prizes for the lucky winners, such as scholarships for intensive language courses, but also t-shirts, caps, books, and much more.-VNA