WALES’S COMMEMORATION OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR

The First Minister Carwyn Jones, has today officially launched the Framework Programme for Wales’s Commemoration of the First World War, Cymru’n Cofio Wales Remembers 1914-1918. The Programme sets out the Welsh Government’s vision and approach for the commemoration and outlines some of the key events that are planned for the commemoration period from 2014 to 2018. Further details on the Framework Programme are available here:  <http://www.walesremembers.org/first-minister-launches-wales-commemoration-of-the-first-world-war-and-announces-850k-to-support-educational-legacy/> .

 The Cymru’n Cofio Wales Remembers 1914-1918 website is now live.  Cymru’n Cofio Wales Remembers 1914-1918 (http://www.walesremembers.org/) is the official site for information on how Wales will mark the centenary of the First World War in Wales. It provides a focal point for information on the latest news, projects, events and signposting services for the programme of commemoration which will take place in Wales from 2014 to 2018.

 This site reflects the impact that the First World War had on Wales – and the impact Wales had on the First World War.  Over the coming months and years, it will reflect how the people of Wales will be commemorating this important centenary. We want you to get involved – so get in touch and share with us the events or projects you are planning for your communities here <http://www.walesremembers.org/get-in-touch

The website is accompanied by both Facebook and Twitter pages that can be found at the following links:

 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Cymrun-Cofio-Wales-Remembers-1914-1918/271923639599441?ref=br_tf

Twitter: https://twitter.com/walesremembers

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