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Launching of the Community: on your marks!

Article published on Oct. 19, 2007
Article published on Oct. 19, 2007
To celebrate the launch of our online community, the network of’s local editors is organising launch events all over Europe, starting in mid-October. From Paris to Prague, with stops in Lisbon, Brussels, and Tallinn, will introduce its community to the Very Important Babelians (VIBs)—cafebabel.
com’s friends, as well as journalists, partners, bloggers, and long-time supporters.

What is the community?

2,070 Babelians have already enlarged our membership network, and have created their profiles online. More than 50 Babel blogs by European authors have been launched: check out “EuroGeneration”, “EuroBar”, or the really mischievous “Eurotica”, among many others—not to be missed! The last part of the community is the babelforums— a true European platform for debates in 7 languages.

Now that we have the community, the beginning of the 2007 – 2008 school year is looking good for But we’ve got plenty of other projects running around in our heads, such as the setting up of “Babel Reporters”—a collective of European reporters—or the launch, scheduled for May 2008, of the new site.

To find out more, get in touch with the editorial offices of in your city—and ask for an invitation.

Get in touch with your own local office:

Brussels : 8th November: contact Lorenzo here directly or go straight to their blogBudapest : 29th October: contact Judit here or go straight to their blogBucharest : contact Camelia here or go straight to their blogIstanbul : contact Ozcan here or go straight to their blogLisbon : 20th October contact Maria here or go straight to their blogMadrid : contact Marta hereMilan : Contact Silvia hereParis : 17th October or contact Monika herePrague : 19th October or contact Vitek herePristine : contact Paulina hereStockholm : 23rd October: contact Waldemar here or go straight to their blogStrasbourg : 24th Octobre : contact Vincent here or go straight to their blogTallinn : contact Giovanni here or go straight to their blogVilnius: 10 November: contact Dionizas or go straight to their blog

Alexandre Heully

Translation: Ciaran Ofaolain