On Saturday afternoon, under the most radiant sun, some 70 people attended the Rhetoricians’ Annual Conference in the inn "In d’Hope" in Volckerinchove. They read out and/or listened to 29 texts set both in West Flemish and French.
The number of texts was unprecedented. Each contained the 10 words specified by the French Department of Culture. The authors were either West Flemish course students or West Flemish speakers deeply committed to their mother language. They spoke their hearts and put their hearts and souls into the composition of lovely texts, skits and poems.
After the conference the West Flemish course students feasted in a merry atmosphere as the trio "Om een keër" performed traditional songs in West Flemish