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Wojtek Day 2018

A ceremony for Wojtek day is going to be held in Edinburgh on 20th October 2018 and is due to become an annual event.

Wojtek is a famous Polish bear who has a memorial in Princess St. gardens.

Miles lodged a motion today at Holyrood Parliament on the ceremony.

Miles Briggs, Scottish Conservative Lothian MSP, said:

“The story of Wotjek is an inspirational one and illustrates the enduring friendship between animals and humans.

“The day will also remember all soldiers who did not survive  to see their freedom, their families and communities.

“I encourage local people to learn the story of Wojtek, if they don’t know it already, and attend the ceremony to celebrate the day.”

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Miles Briggs