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Nollick Ghennal as Blein Vie Noa -  Manx

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Manx Language also celebrates Christmas and New Year - but Manx has different words - it's a Gaelic Language!

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2018 Year of Our Island - special place to live and work

The ‘Year of Our Island’ brings together existing and new events and activities to help more people understand what makes the Isle of Man so special and encourage people to explore more, do more, get involved more, and share more.

The Isle of Man is a special place for people and nature and 2018 is a year to celebrate our Island and our connection to it.

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UBIOM Champion sought

We invite proposals for the delivery of UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man communications and co-ordination support for a period of 18 months (with the possibility of extension), starting as soon as possible.
It has been acknowledged that now the Isle of Man has this prestigious accolade, there is great potential to develop diverse opportunities to use the UNESCO Biosphere status to raise local and international awareness of the Isle of Man as a special place to live,work and visit.
The contractor will act as UBIOM's champion and ensure that benefits associated with the Isle of Man's recognition by UNESCO are identified and delivered.

Latest Events

31 October 2017

Hop tu Naa TONIGHT

Hop-tu-naa is the oldest continuously-existing tradition in the Isle of Man. Celebrated on the 31st of October, Hop-tu-naa is the Manx equivalent of Halloween, with some very important differences.
Find out more at www.culturevannin.im

17 September 2017

Unesco MAB Youth Forum - committed to Sustainable Development

MAB YOUTH FORUM 2017- committed to sustainable Development in Po Delta Biosphere Reserve, Italy, on 18‐23 September 2017.

11 August 2017

Royal Manx Ag. Show 2017

The Royal Manx Agricultural Show will be taking place on Fri 11th August and Saturday 12th August at Knockaloe Show Fields
There will be lots of information about what UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man means for the Island in the DEFA tent.
Fingers crossed for good weather.