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The Ras yr Iaith Baton poem

At the welcoming ceremony for the Ras yr Iaith baton in Cardigan the Chaired and Crowned Bard, Ceri Wyn Jones, read out the englyn he had composed especially for the event. Ceri is a native of Cardigan and was honoured

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Ras yr Iaith Welcome Ceremony at Cardigan

In the brilliant sunshine on Cardigan Quay the first ever Ras yr Iaith came to an end at 7.30pm Friday 20 June 2014. The Ceremony was led by Siôn Jobbins, the Ras yr Iaith Chair who thanked all those who

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Crowned and Chaired Bard writes Ras Message

Ceri Wyn Jones of Cardigan has been chosen to write the first ever message which will be read at the end of Ras yr Iaith – the Welsh language fun run which takes place on 20 June 2014. His message

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Penweddig School presents the Mentrau Iaith Cymru Baton

Emily Cole of Mentrau Iaith Cymru, “we pass the baton from person to person as we wish to pass the Welsh language from person to person and from generation to generation”

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Free Concert in Aberystwyth

Come and join us at a free concert at Aberystwyth’s famous Bandstand on Thursday 19 June. The concert will be a celebration of part of the town’s Welsh language talent. We’re indebted to Aberystwyth Town Council for their support of

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Redadeg – Breton language run, starts 24 May

The Redadeg, the relay run for Breton, the sister language of Welsh, began at Montroulez on Saturday 24 May 2014. The first Redadeg was held in 2008 and this is the 4th run. The course this year is bigger than

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Ras yr Iaith wrist bands – just £1!

As well as buying the Ras yr Iaith T-shirts, why not get your hands on one of the Ras’s funky wrist bands? Wrist bands like these are a popular and effective way of showing your support for this pioneering project

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Ras T-shirt – no fee, just donate!

The Ras yr Iaith T-shirts are available and we’ve decided to give them off for free … but ask kindly for a donation! We’ve decided to give the T-shirts made for the Ras which was expected to be run last

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Friday 20 June 2014 – the day of the Ras: 1 Day – 9 Towns!

We’ll begin the Ras in Machynlleth in the morning and finish that evening at Cardigan. Along the way we’ll have run through 7 other towns.

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Ras yr Iaith to be Postponed

Following a meeting held between Ras yr Iaith and members of the police and highways authorities on 21 August it has been agreed that the relay fun-run for the Welsh language will be postponed. The Ras was planned to take

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