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EDM (Early Day Motion) 1006: tabled on 28 February 2018

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 16 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House recognises the proud Welsh tradition of the Eisteddfod, a grand community festival and competition of art, poetry, music, and theatre that dates back to the twelfth century; admires the members of the Welsh diaspora who have brought this cultural jewel to countries all around the world and hold their own versions of the Eisteddfod to this day; highlights the Eisteddfodau which have thrived for over 150 years in Argentina, Australia, America, South Africa, and other communities with Welsh links around the world; acknowledges that even now new festivals are being founded by enterprising young people in places as far as Portland, Oregon in the finest tradition of the Eisteddfod; and praises the people of the Welsh diaspora and artists around the world for spreading and maintaining this dynamic custom, and enriching as they do so the cultural experience of people of all ages all over the globe.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.