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North-east musician supports campaign to recognise Scots as an official language

1 month ago   |   By Press and Journal

An award-winning traditional musician is backing a new campaign demanding official recognition for the Scots language.
Iona Fyfe, from Huntly, is backing the Oor Vyce grassroots campaign which is calling for the tongue to be classed as a “legal language”.
Oor Vyce, a Scots pronunciation of “our voice”, launched on social media this week and will be driven forward once lockdown has ended.
The movement is made up of entertainers, writers, academics and political campaigners who want the Scottish Parliament to pass a law similar to the 2005 Gaelic Language Act.
They also want an official body...
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