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Featured Participant

Iona Hughes, Cardiff
Hughes spent ten years teaching in Welsh-language primary schools where she also researched Sikhism and Buddhism. Her experiences in Laos, both traveling and participating in a fellowship, have helped her to bring religion to life in the classroom. She now works as a Welsh Language Tutor for adults at Glamorgan and Cardiff Universities.

Iona Hughes, Welsh Language Teacher

Iona Hughes, Welsh Language Teacher
Language teacher Iona Hughes of Cardiff talks about the recent resurgence of the Welsh language, as well as her festival experience.