“I wish all the success in the world to our young Bretons”, slipped a few days ago to 20 Minutes the singer and guitarist Dan Ar Braz about Alvan and Ahez, who represent France at Eurovision this year. This Saturday, a few hours before the final, it is another figure of Breton culture who sends his encouragement to the quartet who will perform Fulenn, a song in Breton.
“It is obvious that this gives a chance for our language, our culture, our identity not to die, for the diversity of cultures, of thoughts to be perpetuated, for human creativity not to dry up! “, wrote on Twitter Alan Stivell.
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“To all minority peoples”
A message that he addresses to the “sisters and brothers of Ireland” and to “all minority peoples” – “that’s a lot”, he specifies – and which was received by the Ahez. The trio, made up of Marine Lavigne, Sterenn Leguillou and Sterenn Diridollou, relayed him by throwing him a “Trugarez vras” (“thank you very much”).
“We want this language to live. It’s such a huge victory to be here. It’s magic, “declared, moved, Sterenn Le Guillou after the group’s victory at Eurovision France, it’s you who decide, on France 2, at the beginning of March. The three artists were educated in a Diwan school, where classes are taught in Breton.