Ulster Folk & Transport Museum

Festival of Storytelling in 8 languages

Festival of Storytelling in 8 languages

- , Fri 06 Apr 2018

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In partnership with Queen's University Belfast we are delighted to welcome a Festival of Storytelling in 8 languages to the Folk Museum on the afternoon of Friday 6th April.  

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8 Languages

BRETON is a Celtic language spoken in Brittany in France. It is related to Welsh and Cornish. It does not have official status in France but is recognized as a regional language.

CATALAN is a Romance language which is spoken and has official status in the Autonomous Communities of Catalonia, the Balearic Islands, Valencia, and in Andorra. It is also spoken in parts of Aragon and Murcia in Spain, in the city of Alguer (in Sardinia) andin the French Pyrénées-Orientales with no offi cial status.

ENGLISH is a Germanic language. In Europe, it is an official language of both the UK and Ireland.

FRENCH is a Romance language. In Europe, it is an official language in France, Belgium, Switzerland, Luxembourg andMonaco.

IRISH is a Celtic language spoken in Ireland where it is an official language of the Republic. It is also recognized as a regional language in Northern Ireland. It is related to ScottishGaelic and Manx.

OCCITAN is a Romance language spoken in southern France, the Val d’Aran in Spain and 12 valleys in Italy. It does not have offi cial status in France and Italy but is an official language in Catalonia. Occitan and Catalan are related andas Romance languages, they also are related to French and Spanish.

SPANISH is a Romance language. In Europe, it is an official language in Spain.

ULSTER SCOTS belongs to the group of Germanic languages and is spoken in parts of Ulster. Many scholars consider it a dialect of Scots. It is recognized as a regional language in Northern Ireland.

Please note normal museum admission charges apply. The Museum will be open from 10am-5pm and the storytelling activities will take place between 1pm and 4pm.