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A free state for all languages.

Feast of Languages

Friday 12 October 2018


Since the beginning of 2018, Lân Fan Taal has been a free state that welcomes all languages. We celebrate language with – mostly freely accessible – festivals, projections, exhibitions and activities. Lân Fan Taal is also part of the Re-Opening of LF2018, and has organised a great programme for November.

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Northern Film Festival

Re-Opening, part of Leeuwarden-Fryslân 2018, will end in November with the 39th edition of the Northern Film Festival. As always, you will be able to enjoy great films, interesting documentaries and local talent, although this year the festival’s spotlight will also be on language.

Jan Minno Rozendal selected for Other Words-residency in Macedonia

Friday 14 September 2018


​Historian and publicist Jan Minno Rozendal was chosen by the jury of Other Words Fryslân for a residence in Macedonia. sOf the two submitted plans, the jury found that Rozendal’s was the strongest. Next week, he will travel to the Macedonian city of Bitola for an eight week residence.

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Stimmen: science – lectures

Main program

In 2018, the University of Groningen and Lân fan taal will organize six popular scientific lectures, with a focus on language. They take place on Tuesday evenings from 20.00-21.00 in Obe. Free entrance, but you have to sign up.

Read between the lines

Premiere 3rd projection on Oldehove with Nynke Laverman

Tuesday 10 July 2018


[PRESS RELEASE – Leeuwarden, 11 July 2018] – On Friday 27 July the third Lân fan taal projection on the Oldehove will premiere. It is the poetic short film One of Us, made by singer/poet Nynke Laverman, filmmaker Douwe Dijkstra and composer/percussionist Sytze Pruiksma. With the collaboration of Catalan poet Eduard Escoffet, Flemish actor Hendrik […]

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Express yourself

Zinspinsels vocabulary development illustration

Well-known children’s bookmaker Charlotte Dematons drew the vocabulary development illustration ‘Zinspinsels’ for the Frisian libraries and Lân fan taal. The illustration shows what language is all about using some text but mainly images. The Frisian libraries will take the vocabulary development illustration in poster form to more than 56,000 primary school pupils in Friesland in […]

Let language live

Community Projects: Language Adventure

Community program

Within Lân fan taal is of course a place for ‘mienskip’ (means community) projects! Below are the projects that are supported by the special LFT subsidy scheme and are related to ‘language adventure’. They are all public-oriented cultural activities with special attention to multilingualism.

Leave a language trail of your own

Community Projects: Theatre

Community program

Within Lân fan taal is of course a place for ‘mienskip’ (means community) projects! Below are the projects that are supported by the special LFT subsidy scheme and are related to ‘theatre’. They are all public-oriented cultural activities with special attention to multilingualism.

Really try to understand each other

More activities

Most activities on our calendar are connected to one of our (partners) specific projects. But, there are more activities that we would like to bring to your attention in Lân fan taal. These activities you’ll find below.