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Lion King Lurgan as Gaeilge
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12016-02-15T13:42:30-08:00Contemporary Irish Music121plain2353712016-04-08T13:25:02-07:00There are essentially summer camps that teach Irish in Ireland. One in particular, Coláiste Lurgan, does this by having students translate popular songs into Irish and perform them at the end of the camp. The practical use of the language matters much less when it’s a song. People sing in Latin and Greek and dead languages all the time. It’s about communicating, yes, but not so much what the words are saying but what the music is. And when it’s a popular song that is already well known, the students already know the English translation and this can help solidify the language for them.
You can check out their YouTube channel, but here are some examples of how they're fostering the love of language in the next generation:
For the Combination of Cultures
Watch for traditional Irish instruments and dancing in these two videos and how they celebrate their culture by bringing it into something already popular.