News releases from Gaelic Affairs (Page 1)

Gaelic Nova Scotia Month Celebrates the Power and Role of Song

Gaelic Affairs

May is Gaelic Month in Nova Scotia and a time to celebrate Gaelic culture, language and heritage and the contributions of Nova Scotia Gaels.

Bursary Helps Nova Scotians Learn Gaelic in Scotland

Gaelic Affairs

Nova Scotians have an opportunity to study the Gaelic language and culture in Scotland.

New Licence Plate Celebrates Nova Scotia’s Gaelic Heritage

Gaelic Affairs / Service Nova Scotia (to May 2019) / Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Nova Scotians can now celebrate their Gaelic heritage or their connection to the language and culture by choosing the new Gaelic licence plate.

Gaelic Nova Scotia Month Invites People to Connect with Province’s Gaelic Heritage

Gaelic Affairs

Ar Sgeul ri Innse, or Our Story to Tell, is the theme of this year’s Gaelic Nova Scotia Month, celebrated this month.

Scottish Government Bursary Supports Ongoing Gaelic Language Learning

Gaelic Affairs

Nova Scotians have the opportunity to further their learning of Gaelic language and culture through study in Scotland with help from a bursary.

Gaelic College Hosts International Summit for Gaels

Gaelic Affairs

Canadian and international delegates will gather in Cape Breton this week for a summit on Gaels’ identity as a people in the context of Gaelic language and cultural development.

Nova Scotians Asked to Share Stories for Gaelic Nova Scotia Month

Gaelic Affairs

Gaelic Runs Deep Here or Na Gàidheil – Friamhaichte a’ seo is the theme of this year’s Gaelic Nova Scotia Month.

Scottish Government Bursary Supports Gaelic Language Learning for Nova Scotians

Communities, Culture and Heritage / Gaelic Affairs

Nova Scotians are getting the opportunity to further their studies of the Gaelic language and culture in Scotland.

Nova Scotia Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Gaelic Awareness Month

Communities, Culture and Heritage / Gaelic Affairs

May is the beginning of summer in the old Gaelic calendar and is designated Gaelic Awareness Month when Nova Scotia honours Gaels and promotes and celebrates their language, culture and identity.

Nova Scotia Celebrates Gaelic Awareness Month

Communities, Culture and Heritage / Gaelic Affairs

May is designated Gaelic Awareness Month, when Nova Scotia honours Gaels and promotes and celebrates their language, culture and community.

Bursary Supports Gaelic Language Learning in Scotland

Gaelic Affairs

Nova Scotians interested in improving their understanding and use of the Gaelic language can further their studies with a bursary program funded by the Scottish government and administered by Gaelic Affairs.

Bursary Supports Gaelic-language Training in Scotland

Gaelic Affairs

Nova Scotians who want to use the Gaelic language can apply for a bursary to study in Scotland.

Province Celebrates Gaelic Awareness Month

Gaelic Affairs

Nova Scotians will celebrate the contributions of Gaelic language and culture to strong and diverse communities during May.

Bursary Supports Gaelic-language Education

Gaelic Affairs

Nova Scotians interested in improving their understanding and use of the Gaelic language will be able to further their study with a new bursary program funded by the government of Scotland and administered by Gaelic Affairs.

Learning Materials Support Use of Gaelic Language

Gaelic Affairs

New visual aids and a tutor's guide will strengthen the province's diverse culture by helping Nova Scotians speak and understand Gaelic.

New Bursary to Help Gaelic Language Students

Gaelic Affairs

An ongoing partnership between Gaelic Affairs and the Scottish Government will allow five students to travel to Scotland to study Gaelic language and culture.

Celebrating Gaelic Language and Culture, Op-ed

Gaelic Affairs

The following is an op-ed from Minister of Gaelic Affairs Maureen MacDonald.

Preserving Gaelic Language Focus of Workshop

Gaelic Affairs

A language expert will help Nova Scotians preserve Gaelic language and culture at a workshop, May 6-8, hosted by the Office of Gaelic Affairs. The participants have been accepted to the Root and Branch or Bunn is Bàrr master-apprentice program.

Province Celebrates 15th Gaelic Awareness Month

Gaelic Affairs

Nova Scotians will celebrate the contributions of Gaelic culture and language to making life better for families in every region during the month of May.

Preserving Gaelic Language Focus of New Program

Gaelic Affairs

Nova Scotians interested in strengthening Gaelic language and culture can now take a mentoring program through the Office of Gaelic Affairs.