Calls for Gaelic language to be awarded Unesco status

As reported in the Scottish Newspaper The Press and Journal Kate Forbes MSP, chairwoman of the cross-party committee on Gaelic in the Scottish Parliament, believes such a step would be beneficial as it would help ensure the music and historical traditions are kept alive for future generations.

“I think Gaelic is the key to Highland culture, heritage, tradition and society,” she said. “Although there is no one magic answer to the preservation of Gaelic, Unesco status is certainly one step in many towards it.…/calls-gaelic-language-…/

The chairwoman of a parliamentary committee has backed calls for the Gaelic language to be awarded Unesco status in order to preserve its cultural heritage.…
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