Yesterday was the first night of the Proms. But instead of celebrating this century-old British tradition, Newsround, once again, included an item about primary school proms.
Newsround's website says that thanks to films like High School Musical, American-style school proms are getting more and more popular. It seems that the BBC and BBC journalists are still oblivious to their own role in helping to ditch our indigenous culture. (see also blogs on 12 April 2008 and 22 July 2008)