Friday, 11 April 2008

Nordamerika Manksa Asocio

….de la Isle of Man Today:

Nominations are being sought for the annual North American Manx Awards.

The awards are presented on behalf of the North American Manx Association for outstanding achievement by young people under the age of 18 in the Isle of Man.

In 1978, the convention of the NAMA resolved to spend $1,000 on a project to commemorate the Millennium of Tynwald in 1979.

association's executive committee decided that the NAMA millennium project should be the striking of silver medals to be awarded from 1979 onward to Manx youths for outstanding achievements in certain areas. The categories were amended in 1984.

categories are now Manx music, Manx art and crafts, Manx language, outstanding contribution to Manx culture, outstanding contribution to the Manx community and overcoming disability...

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