MINELRES: Eurolang newsletter: June 2006

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Mon Jun 19 20:02:31 2006


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Dear Madam/ Sir, 
We include a brief summary of the latest articles published on Eurolang.


Education victory for Irish in Northern Ireland 
http://www.eurolang.net/index.php?
option=com_content&task=view&id=2660&Itemid=1&lang=en

Irish Gaelic activists in the North of Ireland scored a significant
victory this week after it was announced that a recommendation to
decrease the status of the language in the education system had been
dropped from a new Draft Education Bill presented to the Westminster
Parliament on Monday.


Liet-Lavlut song contest set to showcase new songs in Manx, Votian,
Romani and Meankieli 
http://www.eurolang.net/index.php?
option=com_content&task=view&id=2657&Itemid=1&lang=en

This year's edition of the minority language song contest Liet-Lavlut in
Ostersund, Sweden, will present eleven new songs in European lesser-used
languages. Five of those eleven are songs in languages which have never
participated in the song contest before. These languages are: Meankieli,
Romani, Manx, Votian and Swedish Finnish. The jury of Liet-Lavlut chose
the eleven finalists out of more than 60 entries in 25 languages. 


Honouring 'The Welsh Rosa Parks' 
http://www.eurolang.net/index.php?
option=com_content&task=view&id=2656&Itemid=1&lang=en

Known as 'The Welsh Rosa Parks' Eileen Beasley, a lady now in her 80s,
was honoured in a ceremony in Aberystwyth on Saturday.. 


EBLUL's Partnership for Diversity 2006 goes to Skye 
http://www.eurolang.net/index.php?
option=com_content&task=view&id=2653&Itemid=1&lang=en

The next Partnership for Diversity conference will take place on the
Isle of Skye, Scotland, on the 29th  30th June. The Partnership for
Diversity Conference is an ongoing project of the European Bureau for
Lesser-Used Languages and has become the key and influential meeting
point for all those working and interested in the field of lesser-used
languages.  


In brief / en bref:

European Parliament Intergroup appalled at dire situation of Alsacian
language and culture 
http://www.eurolang.net/index.php?
option=com_content&task=view&id=2655&Itemid=1&lang=en

Wanted: an Irish medium medium! 
http://www.eurolang.net/index.php?
option=com_content&task=view&id=2655&Itemid=1&lang=en


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minoritised languages.


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Dr. Davyth A. Hicks
Editor-in-Chief
EUROLANG NEWS
Brussels
Belgium. 
davyth.hicks@eurolang.net
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