The bicentennial the welsh 1

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The bicentennial the welsh 1

  1. 1. Welsh in Argentina <ul><li>Topics: </li></ul><ul><li>Their beginnings </li></ul><ul><li>Traditions </li></ul><ul><li>Festivals </li></ul><ul><li>Customs </li></ul><ul><li>Religion </li></ul><ul><li>Jobs </li></ul><ul><li>Music </li></ul><ul><li>Contact with the old world </li></ul>
  2. 2. Their beginnings The first Welsh settlers came to Argentina in 1865. They first settled in Chubut and later in Santa Fe, Entre Rios and Buenos Aires. Now there are approximately 25.000 Welsh people in Argentina.
  3. 3. Traditions & Festivals Welsh culture and traditions survive in Welsh Patagonia. Many festivals are held at Porth Madryn, in the Chubut Valley and in the Andes.
  4. 4. Customs Customs come from far, such as the traditional Welsh tea, accompanied by pastry, cakes and delicacies.
  5. 5. Religion Religious Beliefs. Various Protestant churches are dominant in Wales Religious Practitioners. Ministers are respected leaders and moral exhorters in their individual parishes
  6. 6. Jobs The Welsh contributed to the progress of Patagonia and brought farming techniques that were carried all over Argentina
  7. 7. Music Religious music emphasized choral singing over instruments. It was generally associated with drunkenness and immorality
  8. 8. <ul><li>Over the years there was comparatively little contact between Wales and Chubut for many years after 1914. Things began to change when a large number of Welsh people visited Patagonia in 1965. </li></ul>Contact with the old wold

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