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Digital Congress of Esperanto 2021

Digital Congress of Esperanto 2021


July sixteenth

Earlier than the official opening of the Digital Congress, I had already joined inside to look at an outdated movie about Esperanto in Warsaw 100 years after the general public introduction.

July Seventeenth

Right here you will note the schedule and our exercise in just a few chat rooms, fairly lots of people participated, I’m glad.

There are too many chat rooms on varied matters, I’ve gotten into just a few about ebook lovers, tea lovers, oomoto, scientists, pc scientists, and naturally, I haven’t forgotten the cafe both! We will’t go to a cinema in Taiwan now due to the pandemic but it surely does not matter, I’m going just about to the congress haha.

It was humorous that there was a chat room for non-smokers, however I used to be glad to be taught one thing from the Korean counselor a couple of psychological motive for smoking. It was loopy that there have been 10 chat rooms that began on the identical time! I couldn’t attend full time however switched from one to the opposite.

July 18th

The opening of the congress lastly began with a speech from the board members and affiliation representatives. After that, extra lectures continued.

The Taiwan Esperanto Affiliation by means of Mr. Reza Kheirkhah can even current on July 20, 22, and 24 (Taiwan time). I used to be current within the chat rooms about Esperanto in Asia, Australia, and Oceania, in addition to Baha’i.

The session of the Esperanto Motion in Asia lasted greater than 2 hours and had presenters from a number of nations, resembling Korea, Japan, Vietnam, Indonesia, China, Mongolia, India, and the Philippines. Do not forget the gorgeous voice of Ilia.

I watched a play in reminiscence of an Esperantist who performed the position of Zamenhof on stage. The play was about an Esperantist from Russia. And in one other room, there was a presentation of Filipino Esperanto Youth. There appear to be many new Esperantists within the Philippines. Good job Albert Stalin Garrido.

At first, there was a video about Mongolia that I beloved loads, particularly concerning the conventional costume and singing. That was within the chat room about doing enterprise and economics in Esperanto. It instantly caught my consideration as a result of I obtained a grasp’s diploma in enterprise, so I’ll positively discover extra data. There was additionally somebody who talked about translation on the information website World Voices, the place I’ve been one of many translators since 2013.

July nineteenth

There are various lecturers in Esperantoland, I at all times like to look at their dialogue as a result of I wish to be with clever folks. Though Esperanto is a constructed language, additionally it is used to debate a constructed problem such because the flat earth. One retired professor of physics confirmed us how the concept of ​​a flat earth shouldn’t be proper. He additionally used a 3D program to clarify. I believe it was cool.

July twentieth

The Taiwan Esperanto Affiliation by means of Mr. Reza Kheirkhah had a 2-hour session to current about our motion in Taiwan and in addition a bit about life, tradition, and many others. I helped to share it by representing northern Taiwan, and Reza Kheirkhah representing southern Taiwan, respectively based on our place of residence.

As well as, I’m very grateful to Mr. Reza Kheirkhah for presenting a bit about Nee’s E book as nicely.

It was additionally a memorable second, I had by no means seen my face on the opposite facet earlier than, so I photographed the display screen as a result of I used to be utilizing each a pc and a mobile phone. There was an issue with my pc microphone.

And maybe the primary within the historical past of Esperantoland, Arya Bhaskara Ferduzi carried out about Dangdut, which is a well-liked music style in Indonesia, and he even sang a Dangdut tune “Alamat Palsu (False Deal with)” in Esperanto!

July twenty first

It was a really fascinating presentation about Catalonia and its lovely metropolis Barcelona. The presenter is younger and fluent in Esperanto. I additionally watched concerning the Esperanto motion in Mexico and the opinion of its members.

One memorable and particular factor that occurred as we speak was within the chat room for philatelists. I knew one gentleman from Dandong metropolis of China. This metropolis is situated subsequent to North Korea, and it is rather near North Korea, there may be only one bridge connecting each nations in Dandong.

July twenty second

At this time it’s the flip of Mr. Reza Kheirkhah representing the Taiwan Esperanto Affiliation to share issues not solely concerning the Esperanto motion in Taiwan but in addition about Taiwanese tradition, celebration, gastronomy, tourism and even Aboriginal folks of Taiwan. Fortunately, I’ve just a few textbooks of Aboriginal languages, so I confirmed them to the viewers.

In one other chat room, there was an fascinating and vital presentation on covid and its relation to coronary heart illness. The presenter is a talented physician from Iran. I’ve seen him just a few occasions as a result of I’ve additionally participated in a number of earlier congresses of Iranian Esperantists.

July twenty third

It’s unbelievable that in India, exactly in Tamil, there may be one lovely peaceable place referred to as Auroville. The constructing exterior and inside look superb. I think about one can really feel pure peace being on this place. As well as, the inhabitants there will not be solely Indians but in addition foreigners, resembling French, Korean, and so forth.

And within the science chat room, I met a Dutch girl who has a Seventeenth-century microscope! Amazingly, I even have a microscope however it’s digital and produced within the twenty first century. We took photos collectively holding our microscopes.

I additionally attended a chat room on Bahaiism to get to realize it a bit. The primary time I knew Bahá’í faith was by means of Esperanto. I’m not a believer but it surely’s fascinating to study one other cool factor. Furthermore, within the meditation chat room, I discovered that they have been discussing one widespread Vietnamese monk who lives in France. His identify is Thich Nhat Hanh. Surprisingly, I do know him as a result of I listened to his lecture in French on Buddhism.

July twenty fourth

I by no means thought I’d discover an individual of minority TUPI ethnicity from Brazil, I by no means even thought that I discovered him by means of Esperanto and I by no means even thought that he additionally speaks Toki Pona. Now he has grow to be my Toki Pona pal, maybe the primary Toki Pona pal who can discuss to me usually. Additionally from him, I discovered the primary metallic band in Esperantoland, they’re referred to as BaRok Challenge.

A couple of days in the past I talked to monk Miao Hui, who is meant to be the one Esperanto monk, about offering a chat room about Buddhism, and as we speak I discovered a Buddhist Session classroom. It was about an introduction to Buddhism. And on the finish, earlier than I closed the day, I attended for a short while the lecture on Sanskrit. I’m at all times fascinated about studying it.