The Society at the National Eisteddfod

The Society has a stand at the National Eisteddfod every year, and organises various events.

2010 - Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Blaenau Gwent a Blaenau'r Cymoedd

An enjoyable and very successful week at the Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Blaenau Gwent a Blaenau'r Cymoedd 2010. There was considerable interest in the exhibition Migrants from Blaenau Gwent by Eirionedd Baskerville ((read more here - PDF). Afternoon activities were successful and as Edith MacDonald was the leader of the Undeb Cymru a'r Byd it was quite busy all week. A number of people from Y Wladfa were in the festival - especially early in the week.

Richard Davies, Chairman of the National Eisteddfod in the middle between William Roberts and Angharad Rogers, two members of the South Branch
Message tree in the tent
Rebecca White of Gaiman who helped to decorate the tent
Two representatives of the Gorsedd of Patagonia processing - Hector MacDonald (Mac Patagonia) and Gladys Thomas (Gladys Berth Goch)

Eirionedd Baskerville talks about Migrants from Blaenau Gwent

2008 - Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Caerdydd a'r cylch

There was an extremely busy week in and around the Cardiff National Eisteddfod 2008,

There was a daily event in the tent - the first Saturday launched books by Arie de Lewis Lloyd and Mario Jones; Monday - activities for children; Tuesday - a word by DL Davies on the connection between Abraham Matthews and Cardiff; Wednesday - musical items by Walter Brooks and Glenda Powell; at the annual meeting on Thursday we welcomed Gabriel Restuccia, Mayor of Gaiman, and Friday was Merched y Garth - who visited the colony recently singing in a musical setting of an awdl by R. Bryn Williams, Patagonia.

A performance by Glenda Powell and Walter Brooks
Angharad Rogers, Ceris Gruffudd, Robin Bateman and Sandra De Pol on the stand of the Association
Arie Lloyd Lewis and Mario Jones launch their books with Elvey MacDonald
Arie Lloyd Lewis

Romina Herrera, Trelew, Elvira Roberts de Williams, Glenda Powell, Lizzie Jones de Lloyd, Esquel and Jessica Jones, Trevelin
A very busy stand
The Annual meeting
Residents of Y Wladfa at the Gorsedd

Gabriel Restuccia presenting a gift to First Minister Rhodri Morgan
The Merched y Garth choir singing.


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