NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE
Poet Benjamin Zephaniah has called for a wider expression of multiculturalism with the cultures of the Celtic countries being avaiable as part of the wide-stream English education system.
He made his statement at the National Eisteddfod of Wales which he visited earlier this month.
“Hindi, Chinese and French are taught [in schools], so why not Welsh? And why not Cornish? They’re part of our culture,”
His comments were widely reported in Wales and Cornwall (see links):
Issued by the Celtic News
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