Dydd Gwŷl Dewi (Sant) hapus

Celebrations in the Welsh capital.

Cardiff will be celebrating St David’s day on 1st March with The National St David’s Day Parade.

A highlight of spring in Wales, the parade is a red and yellow carnival, featuring  giant dragons and theatrical groups.

Stretching across the centre of Cardiff,  the procession finishes outside St David’s Hall with a rousing mass rendition of the national anthem, Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau

Land of My Fathers

The national anthem of Wales, “Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau” means “Old Land of My Fathers” but is usually referred to as “Land of My Fathers”. It was written  in January 1856 by Pontypridd residents Evan James (words) and  his son, James James (music).  The earliest written copy survives and is part of the collections of the National Library of Wales.

 

Are you planning a City Adventure?

Cardiff in the spring is a great place to visit. What adventures have you got planned for 2016? Leave your comments below.

And Sign up for my newsletter with information for City Adventurers and special offers on events.

 

Music courtesy of Youtube. Copyright retained by video producers.

 

 

 

Advertisements

One thought on “Dydd Gwŷl Dewi (Sant) hapus

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s