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Announcement of the Welsh online Award Ceremony | Copyright reserved: please contact WHSI
Announcement of the Welsh online Award Ceremony | Copyright reserved: please contact WHSI

Welsh Heritage Schools Initiative 2021 Awards

Friday 2 July 2021 saw the first ever virtual awards ceremony in the history of the Welsh Heritage Schools Initiative (WHSI). It was uncertain how many entries would be received in such a climate but the WHSI was delighted to have received over 30 entries from over 3,300 young people who participated in this year’s competition and set out to research on the topic of “My Heritage”.

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Logo of the "The Welsh Schools Heritage Initiative" (WHSI)
Logo of the "The Welsh Schools Heritage Initiative" (WHSI)

Welsh Award Ceremony 2019

The 29th award ceremony of the Welsh EUSTORY History Competition was held on 5 July 2019 at the National Waterfront Museum, Swansea. About 4,858 young people participated in this year’s competition and set out to research on the topic of “My Heritage”.

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Presentation of Welsh winners’ work 2018 | Photo: Körber-Stiftung
Presentation of Welsh winners’ work 2018 | Photo: Körber-Stiftung

Welsh Award Ceremony 2018

On 6 July 2018, the prizewinners of the Welsh history competition received their awards at the Glyntaff Upper Campus of the University of South Wales in Pontypridd. About 5,400 young people participated in this year’s competition and set out to research on the topic of “My Heritage”.

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Alanna Jones | Photo: Körber-Stiftung
Alanna Jones | Photo: Körber-Stiftung

The Welsh in the U.S. Melting Pot - Investigations of a Welsh Student Group

Did you know that Abraham Lincoln had pamphlets printed in Welsh in the U.S. presidential election campaign and that Pennsylvania was originally called “New Wales”? Alanna and her fellow students researched the role that Welsh migrants played in the USA. Take a look at what Alanna said about her competition entry.