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Media Watch: press coverage for Wales in the USA

September 2010: Talking Pictures

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First quarter media coverage in the USA for 2010 - generated by Welsh Government and partners

Activity Media impressions Equivalent ad value
Turner to Cezanne at the Cocoran January 2010 55.8 million $4.5 million
Pam Petro, Washington Post, March 2010 10 million $470,000
Launch of the Dylan Thomas Prize March 2010 109 million $136,000
Wales Week March 2010 45 million $57,000
Total value $5,163,000 million

March 2010: Wales, the greenest place on Earth

Special to The Washington Post, Sunday March 21 2010. By Pamela Petro, in association with the Welsh Government and Visit Wales.

View the article on The Washington Post website.


April 2010: Important contributions to region related in area exhibit


'Wales in America' exhibit on display at Anthracite Heritage Musuem through end of May.
Article by Stephanie Longo, Times Leader Correspondent

View the full article here.


December 2009: 'Welsh in America' exhibition in Syracuse - interview on News on Channel 10 (television)


SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Passengers leaving Hancock Airport can now get a history lesson before boarding their flights. A new exhibit called "The Welsh in America" is now on display in Hancock's main lobby.

The 12 panel exhibit gives a brief history of the Welsh living in America and their contributions to the country, with a special focus on their impacts on agriculture and the Erie Canal in Central New York.

The exhibit has been shown by various museums and colleges, but this is the first time it's been on display at an airport.

"I think it's a wonderful place to have an exhibition of this kind. Because people check in, they have got time to spare. They can wander around, have a look at the exhibition, pick up a booklet, read it on their flight," said Catrin Brace.

The exhibit runs through January 1st.

November 2009: New York premier screening of 'I Know You Know' movie - BAFTA East Coast homepage


Wales Smithsonian Folklife Festival June/July 2009


The Welsh Assembly Government's New York office was responsible for the US publicity and media outreach for the Wales Smithsonian Cymru festival in 2009. Here is a clipbook of media coverage and an analysis of the coverage including a monetary value.

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