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Celebrate all things Manx during National Week

Celebrating Manx National Week: Tynwald Day and Community Events

The Isle of Man is gearing up to celebrate its unique culture and heritage during the national week, leading up to the historic Tynwald Day ceremony on July 5. Islanders are encouraged to participate in a range of community events showcasing everything that makes the island special.

President of Tynwald Laurence Skelly emphasized the importance of promoting pride in the island’s origins and highlighted the diverse range of activities planned, from sports days to guided walks. The week will also feature special displays at primary schools and a photography exhibition by Martin Parr capturing the essence of last year’s national week.

One of the highlights of the celebrations will be a “homecoming” organized by the North American Manx Association, bringing together descendants of Manx heritage from around the world. Schools, local authorities, and individuals interested in hosting their own events can apply for funding from the government’s domestic events fund.

As the community comes together to commemorate its unique nation, the spirit of Manx pride and heritage is sure to shine bright during this special week of celebration.

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