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Could Hop-tu-Naa attract tourists?

Wed, 31 Oct 2012


A Rushen MHK believes there's potential to develop Hop-tu-Naa celebrations into something that could appeal to tourists.

Laurence Skelly, who has political responsibility for Community, Culture and Leisure, thinks more should be made of the event.

Hop-tu-Naa is an ancient tradition, celebrated today, where children go from door to door carrying turnips and singing songs about Jinny the Witch.

Mr Skelly told us he thinks it could go bigger:

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