Archive for June, 2015

The longest day of the year – Midsommarfest in Sweden

Midsommarfest is celebrated in Sweden over these days, one of the most important traditional celebrations in all of Sweden. Originally this festival was celebrated on 24 June. Since 1953 it has taken place, according to the law, on the Saturday which falls between 20 and 26 June. Our German-Swedish translator Birger Öhberg tells us what he particularly likes about his homeland Sweden and how Midsommar is celebrated there.

lingoking interpreters acting as language professionals for protesters at the G7 summit

The G7 summit 2015 was held on 7 and 8 June at Schloss Elmau in Krün, Germany. This year’s event was attended by Angela Merkel (Germany), François Hollande (France), David Cameron (Great Britain), Matteo Renzi (Italy), Shinzo Abe (Japan), Stephen Harper (Canada) and Barack H. Obama (USA). The aim of the summit was to discuss topics that affect all these countries. The topics at this year’s G7 summit included international read more…

“The exciting thing for me is the variety.” – interview with Tracey Kimmeskamp, lingoking’s language services provider of the month

Always on time, always top-quality and always friendly – meet Tracey Kimmeskamp, our service provider of the month for May. She completed a high volume of projects for us last month and even squeezed some additional texts in between the jobs she was already working on. We really appreciate that kind of commitment. Thank you for the great collaboration and congratulations on being our May service provider of the month!