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Every month the Cornish Language Partnership produces a newsletter with news of developments within the Cornish language as well as events, new publications and other Cornish related stories.

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September 2014 newsletter

  • Following the phenomenally successful #speakcornish week in July, MAGA is now encouraging everyone to learn a few more words in Cornish!
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  • This day was divided between Association of Cornish Language Teachers in the morning and a Cornish Language Board Teachers’ Day in the afternoon.
    Image of the Teach Cornish website.
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  • This year Camborne Music Festival has a class for “a song sung in Cornish” - #53 in the competition.
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  • Ok so you haven’t managed to get to a Tregedna week-end yet and you know from others that you are missing out on taking your Cornish to a new level. Don’t despair there is always TREGEDNA EST.
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  • At the end of the Lorient festival this year, it was announced that Cornwall and the Isle of Man will be at the centre of the festival in 2015.
    Image of the Cornwall tent at Lorient
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  • This year the Gorsedh ceremony takes place on 6th September at Torpoint. It will be preceded by Esedhvos Kernow, a festival of events to celebrate Cornwall's distinctive identity and Celtic heritage.
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  • The results of the Cornish Language Board's examinations have been published. It is great to see that 50 candidates were successful this year, students from the length and breadth of Cornwall, and from London, Brittany and Germany.
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  • There are a range of events going on across Europe on the 26th September to mark the European day of languages.
    Image of the European Day of Languages logo.
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  • Maga’s #speakcornish week was a great success! The main aim of the week was simply to encourage people to use whatever Cornish language that they know, and this was achieved many times over.
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  • If you took part in, or heard about, #speakcornish week please complete a feedback form.
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  • What is with these “#” then? Last November, MAGA undertook a swift user survey and found that the most popular place for people to use Cornish was online, especially on social media like Facebook and Twitter.
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  • #speakcornish week was aimed at encouraging people to use Cornish and so MAGA was thrilled when businesses came on board with their own activities and linked them to this campaign.
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  • A short course giving a comprehensive introduction to the Cornish language and its history will be given by former Grand Bard Mick Paynter as part of the Bewnans Kernow Penwith Points of View project in Madron.
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  • One of the many points of interest to emerge from #speakcornish week was the sheer number of people willing to engage with Cornish.
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  • On 5th July, 800 Brownies and 300 Leaders from Cornwall were gathered at the Royal Cornwall Showground to celebrate the 100th birthday of the Brownie Guides.
    Image of the Brownie centenary celebrations.
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