Eisteddfod Time in Patagonia

November 29, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE It’s that time of year when you have the Eisteddfod – no not in Wales but in the Welsh speaking community in Patagonia. There’s currently a series of articles from the Eisteddfod held earlier this month on the

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Patagonia: Major Cultural Tour by Welsh Orchestra and Choir

October 30, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE To mark the 150th anniversary since Welsh settlements were established in Patagonia both the BBC National Orchestra Wales (BBC NOW) and the National Youth Choir of Wales (NYCW) is currently touring Patagonia. The National Orchestra Wales has this

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The Other Welsh Settlement in South America

October 20, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE Everyone knows know about the Welsh settlement in Patagoniain the 19th century but details have now emerged of an earlier attempt to forma Welsh colony, i.e. “Y Wladfa”, in South America, this time in Brazil. The attempt to

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New Heritage Centre Celebrates Patagonia Links

March 25, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE It is not often we have a CL News item that is of direct interest to our colleagues in the Patagonian branch of the Celtic League but the news of a £1 million pound lottery grant to aid

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AGM – GS Report On the Celtic Diaspora

November 10, 2011

At the Annual General Meeting (held in Falkirk over the weekend 28-30th October) the General Secretary (GS) in addition to his `home’ country reports also gave brief reports on the various overseas branches and areas of interest for the Celtic League. USA In

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Border Agency Immigration Consultation

August 23, 2010

The general secretary of the League has taken part in a consultation exercise that aims to seek views on how a limit on immigration into the UK should work. The UK Border Agency opened the public consultation in June 2010 following the election

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Celtic League: Patagonia Update

August 16, 2010

The Archdruid, Gerallt Edmwnds, visited the community of Chubut on 28th July 2010, in celebration of the arrival of the first immigrants to the region from Wales. Patagonia Branch Secretary, Monica Jones, reported in her latest communication with the League’s General Secretary (GS)

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