Japan National Foundation Day

神武天皇 Jimmu-tennō: The legendary "heavenly sovereign" Emperor Jimmu, as depicted in an 1891 woodblock print Today, 11 February, is Japan's National Foundation Day (建国記念の日, Kenkoku Kinen no Hi). Technically, we missed it because of the International Date Line; it's already 12 February in Tokyo. Yet let's take a moment to understand this date and its [...]

By |2016-10-19T13:05:50-07:00February 11th, 2016|Culture Studies|

Happy Holidays from e2f

It has been an exciting year at e2f! Thank you to our current partners, we've enjoyed working together in 2012 and look forward to an even brighter 2013. We now offer English to French, Italian, German, and Spanish to better serve your language needs! To our amazing team of linguists, coordinators, and team members, thank [...]

By |2012-12-21T15:02:49-08:00December 21st, 2012|News|

Mauritius Holidays: Abolition of Slavery and Thaipusam Cavadee

by Priscilla and Sharon, Production, e2f-Mauritius Abolition of Slavery The Mauritius Abolition of Slavery is celebrated on every 1st of February following the event below: Le Morne Brabant In the 18th and early 19th centuries, hundreds of slaves used Le Morne Brabant (a hill/mountain with a summit of 556 meters above sea level  [...]

By |2012-02-07T15:34:57-08:00February 7th, 2012|Culture Studies|