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Inspiration through Dafydd Iwan’s songs

Inspiration through Dafydd Iwan’s songs

The Mentrau Iaith (the Welsh language initiatives) all over Wales are offering a variety of exciting activities and events to celebrate the Welsh football team and their success going to Qatar for this year’s Football World Cup. Dafydd Iwan’s songs have inspired the...

St David’s Day with the Mentrau Iaith

St David’s Day with the Mentrau Iaith

What will you do for St David's day this year? The Mentrau Iaith have plenty of things going on all over Wales - take a look through this booklet to see what's happening in your area! Dathlu-Dydd-Gwyl-Dewi-Sant-2Download The Mentrau Iaith are keen to show that St...

Tribute to Aled Roberts, Welsh Language Commissioner

Tribute to Aled Roberts, Welsh Language Commissioner

The Mentrau Iaith across Wales would like to extend our condolences to family and friends of Aled Roberts, the Welsh Language Commissioner, today. He brought a wealth of experience to that role and worked tirelessly on making Welsh a living language that is part of...

St Dwynwen’s Day – patron saint of love

St Dwynwen’s Day – patron saint of love

We will be celebrating St Dwynwen's Day on January 25th - she is the Welsh patron saint of love. We have put together a fun activity pack for you to learn more about Dwynwen, it includes her story, useful Welsh words, a word search amongst others! Go ahead and...

Y Fari Lwyd (The Mari Lwyd)

Y Fari Lwyd (The Mari Lwyd)

The Mari Lwyd is one of Wales' best known - if not strangest - traditions! This is the tradition over the Christmas and New Year time where a small crowd of people would sing to gain entrance to houses or taverns, accompanied by a man dressed in white with a decorated...

New Chair of Mentrau Iaith

New Chair of Mentrau Iaith

We are pleased to share the news that Dewi Snelson has stepped into the chairmanship of Mentrau Iaith Cymru since November this year (2021). He has been vice-chair for the last three years while Lowri Jones chaired. We particularly wish to thank Lowri for her diligent...

Success in attracting volunteers grant

Success in attracting volunteers grant

We at Mentrau Iaith Cymru are hugely excited and pleased to announce that we have been successful with a grant application to the Volunteering Wales Strategic Grant programme, our project is called “Y Gymraeg a Gwirfoddoli 2022” (Welsh and Volunteering 2022) The...

Celebrating 30 years since the first ever Menter Iaith!

Celebrating 30 years since the first ever Menter Iaith!

2021 is an important year for Menter Cwm Gwendraeth Elli. it's the year they celebrate 30 years since its beginning in 1991. This year has been extremely difficult to be able to celebrate as they would have wished, but the Menter have celebrated in style with the...

Menter Iaith Abertawe – a new logo

Menter Iaith Abertawe – a new logo

This new logo for Menter Iaith Abertawe (Swansea) reflects the area's landscape and also the modern vision the Menter has for the Welsh language. This is the logo that you'll see on the Menter's marketing information and their social media from now on. Look out for...