The Manx Political System
Published on 14 Mar 2017
This short film looks at the ancient Tynwald Day Ceremony in the Isle of Man.
Tynwald is the world's oldest continuous parliament and each year it meets in the open-air to proclaim to the people the laws that have been passed during the previous year. It provides a colourful spectacle, with pomp and ceremony and is a tradition that goes back many centuries.
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