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Portuguese Consul forges new cultural links with iconic festival

A Portuguese community leader in Wrexham has been helping to rekindle cultural links between her home country and Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod.

A ladies’ choir from Oporto was amongst the first competitors at the inaugural festival in 1947.

Then, two years ago, a Portuguese choir was one of the highlights of a hospice summer fete in Wrexham town centre where they were congratulated on their performance by Eisteddfod President Terry Waite who said he’d like to see more competitors and visitors from the country at the festival.  (more…)