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WHY WE WELSH ARE DIMINISHED

Posted by on Feb 11, 2015 in Blog, News | 0 comments

  “ Who controls the past” — “controls the future”:       who controls the present controls the past” ~ George Orwell’s ‘1984’ ~ © 1949 ____________________________________________________________________________________________________ The Welsh Cultural Endeavor of Northeastern Pennsylvania welshculturenepa@frontier.com   “Whatever was true now was true from everlasting to ever lasting   *      All history was a palimpsest, scraped clean and reinscribed exactly as often as was...

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St. David, BIGGEST CELEBRATED WELSH DAY OF THE YEAR

Posted by on Feb 28, 2013 in Blog, Portfolio, Uncategorized, Welsh History | 0 comments

St. David, BIGGEST CELEBRATED WELSH DAY OF THE YEAR

BIGGEST CELEBRATED WELSH DAY OF THE YEAR…  St. David In our new history revealing capacity, we’re finding “previously discovered” and “untold” information. What’s commonly known may not be all that accurate and many components are missing. More about this subject at a later...

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National Anthem

Posted by on Feb 24, 2013 in Blog, Videos, Welsh History | 0 comments

National Anthem

…Our national anthem. The history of the song written by James James and begins as a father and his son Evan James of Pontypridd wrote “The Land Of My Fathers in January of 1856. The popularity of the song arose during the Llangollen Eisteddfod of 1858 and has been sung at sports events continuously.   Mae hen wlad fy nhadau yn annwyl i mi, Gwlad beirdd a chantorion, enwogion o fri; Ei gwrol ryfelwyr, gwladgarwyr tra mad, Dros ryddid collasant eu gwaed. (Cytgan – Chorus) Gwlad, gwlad, pleidiol wyf i’m gwlad. Tra...

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Bishop William Morgan

Posted by on Jan 10, 2013 in Blog, Portfolio, Welsh History | 0 comments

Bishop William Morgan

This is the man that literally saved our language, which was already fragmenting into different dialects.   By translating the Bible into Welsh in 1588 from the original Greek and Hebrew it accomplished 6 effects:     1.  It defied The Act of Union in political and cultural assimilation with England   2.  It structured our language with strict standards   3.  It brought on the non-conformist movement, familiar to most of us, and we could possess the Holy Word spoken by familiar Welsh preachers in our own language...

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“Pwy Sydd Fel Nyni? Neb!” – The DVD

Posted by on Jan 7, 2013 in Blog, Featured, News, Portfolio | 0 comments

“Pwy Sydd Fel Nyni? Neb!” – The DVD

…or (Who Is Like Us? – Nobody!) Discover on this DVD… Who are the Welsh, where are we from and what are we all about? Why we’re not at all like the English Video scenes from Wales and Northeastern Pennsylvania Heritage interviews with noted regional Welsh authors, historians, anthracite coal miners and folklorists Huge folk gatherings – Christian revival, powerful singing, musical and literary competition Our effects on government, industry, spirituality, agriculture and what we overcame TOTAL RUNNING TIME:  141...

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Samuel Meredith – our first Treasurer

Posted by on Jan 7, 2013 in Blog, Portfolio, Thought for Today | 0 comments

Samuel Meredith – our first Treasurer

Did you know….?? One of the most prominent regional figures in the founding of the U. S. was Samuel Meredith – our first Treasurer appointed by President George Washington. A statue appears in Pleasant Mount, Wayne County, where Meredith resided on his estate named Belmont.

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Welsh Heritage Night On Ice!

Posted by on Jan 6, 2013 in Blog, Past Events | 0 comments

Welsh Heritage Night On Ice!

~The first ever-held American Hockey League – Welsh Heritage event ~ March 1, 2013  The American Hockey League’s Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins hosted Welsh Heritage Night at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza on St. David’s Day.     This day heralded in Wales and throughout the world, commemorates St. David’s Day, held for the 6th century bishop and patron saint of Wales (known as Dewi Sant).  The game this March 1st evening featured the first ever  AHL team sponsorship of a Welsh event as best rivals the...

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Parade of Trees Advancing Welsh Awareness – 6th Year

Posted by on Dec 5, 2012 in Blog, Featured, News, Past Events | 0 comments

Parade of Trees Advancing Welsh Awareness – 6th Year

The 17th annual Parade of Trees is once again under way at Grotto Pizza, Harveys Lake, a Christmas tree competition for the benefit of various area charities.

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Richard Burton reads Dylan Thomas

Posted by on Nov 19, 2012 in Blog, Featured, Videos | 0 comments

Richard Burton reads Dylan Thomas

Richard Burton reads Dylan Thomas – from ‘Under Milk Wood’: Rev. Eli Jenkins’ poem…

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CYMRU

Posted by on Nov 18, 2012 in Blog, Featured | 0 comments

CYMRU

Thousands have this priceless gift of unmatched heritage… …but rarely discover THE REAL LAND KNOWN AS CYMRU. So, where is Wales? CLICK HERE to find out...

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