Sunday, June 15, 2014

Join us for the Translation Marathon 2014

As some of you know Sri Lanka's first translation marathon was held 27th of April  2010 with the participation of more than 70 people around the country.

University students, school students and teachers, government officers and several individuals contributed that 27 hours of marathon.

2nd Translation Marathon in 2014!

We will be running our second Marathon in 2014 in order to support following Open Source projects.
  • Fedora
  • Mozilla
  • LibreOffice
  • Debian
  • Gnome
  • KDE 
  • Sugar Desktop
  • Sahana Eden
  • XFCE
  • Wordpress
  • Ubuntu 
Yes, we will be supporting both Sinhala and Tamil languages

This will be running parrel to Software Freedom Day 2014 and 5th Anniversary of Hanthana Linux Project.

We don't mind how old you are or your technical knowledge but we highly  appreciate your valuable contribution.

This is a rare chance to contribute to Global Community Projects with a minimal technical knowledge.

Feel free to contact either myself or drop a mail to info[{at}]hanthana{[dot]} org with the subject of 'Translation Marathon 2014' if you interested in contributing.

We will come up with more details and guidelines in future.
Stay tuned!

Please find the photos and Sinhala write-up of Translation Marathon 2010.
around 35 students of MIT, University of Kelaniya , group of students from UCSC, University of Colombo, students from University of Moratuwa were among the participants who helped us to work on Sinhala help .

 MIT Students of the University of Kelaniya

 MIT Students of the University of Kelaniya

 UCSC students, University of Colombo

 MIT Students with refreshments  :)

Hanthana Linux Team from Sumangalodaya School ICT lab

You don't need to sleep like this as  you have freedom to run the marathon from home. :)