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'Wonderful' 2024 Manx Folk Awards come to a close

Photo: Isle of Man Government, via Facebook

More than a thousand pupils involved in last week's event

The Manx Folk Awards have come to close after a week of music, poetry, language, song and dance.

More than a thousand pupils from a number of Manx schools have been taking part in the event organised by Culture Vannin and the Department of Education, Sport and Culture.

This year there were over 100 classes, some paying homage to the Island's maritime heritage and the 200th anniversary of the RNLI.

Phil Gawne has been speaking with Culture Vannin's Chloe Woolley:

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