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15th Edition - Forlì / Italy
5/14 October 2018

Translation Contest


Translation Contest in cooperation with DIT and TradInfo

On the occasion of the 2017 Festival Sedicicorto, we invite Italian, foreign and Erasmus Master’s degree students of the Department of Interpretation and Translation to translate the main title and subtitles of a short film. Professional translators will be able to participate to the competition this year as well, with the opportunity to win a one-year subscription to TradInfo.

The language choice is free. The translation shall be motivated either in Italian or in English, expressing how and why you have made those particular decisions.

Source text: see Word document


2nd Edition – STUDENTS category
The competition is open to Italian, foreign and Erasmus Master’s degree students of the Department of Interpretation and Translation.

1st Edition – PROFESSIONALS category
The competition is open to all members of TradInfo and professional translators who meet the admission requirements of the organization (Statutes, ex art. 6).

How to participate
2nd Edition – STUDENTS category

- Students shall use their “unibo” mailbox.

- Specify “TRANSLATION CONTEST SEDICICORTO” in the e-mail object.

- Send your translation to the address including your motivation. It can be either in Italian or in English and it will help the jury understand how you got to your translation decisions.

- Be sure to include your name and surname, your degree programme and the languages you are studying.

- Name the Word file with the translation as your NAME SURNAME.

1st Edition – PROFESSIONALS category

- Specify “TRANSLATION CONTEST SEDICICORTO” in the e-mail subject.

- Send your translation(s) to the address including your motivation. It can be either in Italian or in English and it will help the jury understand how you got to your translation decisions.

- Name the Word file with the translation(s) as your NAME SURNAME.

The contest is on until 2nd October 2017.
It will take one week for the jury to choose the winning translation. The winner will be announced during one of the festival evenings (presumably around 12th-13th October). All the participants will be contacted beforehand by e-mail to attend the prize-giving evening.

The jury is composed of at least one member of each association represented (sedicicorto, DIT, TradInfo) and other professional translators. The evaluation criteria are set by the jury, who will unanimously elect the winner(s) giving reasons of their choice.

The winning translator(s) of each category will receive a TradInfo membership card valid for one year and will be inserted in the mailing list of the organization, with the opportunity to have direct contact with professional translators and to take part in the events promoted by the Association.

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