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· August, 2012

Stories about Language from August, 2012

31 August 2012

Portuguese, a Global Language?

Venezuela: Preserving the Oral Traditions of the Plains

The oral traditions of the plains are brilliant protagonists of the culture that has spread to other regions of Venezuela. Many natives of the Venezuelan plains use social networks and...

23 August 2012

Argentina: Blogging in Welsh from Patagonia

The Argentine Patagonia was the first home of the Welsh migration that arrived in 1865 on the Mimosa steamboat. People from Wales and their descendants living in Argentina keep their...

22 August 2012

Wales: From Prison, Activist Campaigns for Welsh Language Rights

Activist Jamie Bevan of Merthyr Tudful, Wales, is currently serving 35 days in prison after refusing to pay a fine for which the summons was issued in English only. He...

14 August 2012

Wales Celebrates its National Eisteddfod Festival, With a Digital Twist

Last week an event took places in Wales, which for many eclipsed even the Olympics. The National Eisteddfod of Wales is one of the only festivals in which the Welsh...

3 August 2012

The Welsh Language's Digital Toolbox

A key challenge for the United Kingdom's Welsh language has been to develop resources so that people can use it easily on the web and in digital media. Experienced terminologist...