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Increasing the use of Welsh

Increasing the use of Welsh

2021 Census results on the Welsh language In response to the publication of the 2021 Census figures on the Welsh language, Mentrau Iaith Cymru are calling on the Welsh Government to redouble their efforts to increase the use of Welsh within communities. This comes...

Football murals appearing all over Cymru

Football murals appearing all over Cymru

Those are the murals that have appeared so far. Watch out for more! Joe Allen in Narberth Gareth Bale in Cardiff Joe Rodon in Swansea Rhys Norrington-Davies in Bow Street Harry Wilson in Corwen Ethan Ampadu in Nantlle Valley Rob Page and Jimmy Murphy in Tylorstown...

Winner of the bucket hat competition announced

Winner of the bucket hat competition announced

More than 5,400 children took part in the Mentrau Iaith’s bucket hat design competition. The Mentrau Iaith would like to thank all the children, their parents and schools for competing! Early October the Mentrau Iaith launched the competition for children and...

The history of “Yma o Hyd”

The history of “Yma o Hyd”

Dafydd Iwan’s song “Yma o Hyd” (Still here) has been iconic for 40 years already. And it has become an anthem to celebrate the Welsh football team and to celebrate Cymru (Wales) and the Cymraeg (the Welsh language). Have a look at Mentrau Iaith Cymru’s leaflet about...

History of the popular song “Yma o Hyd”

History of the popular song “Yma o Hyd”

The popular song "Yma o Hyd" by Dafydd Iwan has been an iconic song for over 40 years. By now it has become a second 'anthem' for the Welsh football team and to celebrate Wales and the Welsh language. Here's a leaflet produced by Mentrau Iaith Cymru introducing the...

Magi Ann

Who is Magi Ann? Books written by Mena Evans with the aim of supporting children and their families to learn to read in Welsh - Magi Ann is the main character. The books continue to be popular decades later, with Menter Iaith Flint and Wrexham having developed many of...