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Dawns articles – by 31 May

by Dawnsio

It is time to think about articles for Dawns 2024. We welcome articles about anything of interest to other dancers, eg news, festivals, history, dances. Please send all contributions – bilingually if possible – to Dafydd Evans by 31 May at the latest: by e-mail: ffynnonlwyd@outlook.comon paper: Ffynnonlwyd, Trelech, Caerfyrddin, SA33 6QZ

New for 2024 – Costume Grant

by Dawnsio

Over the years, the Society has received a number of applications for grants for costumes, and the Executive Committee revisited the matter before Christmas – and decided that WFDS will now consider awarding a Costume Grant to teams that are members of the Society. Follow the link for more information and conditions: dawnsio.cymru/costume-grant

2023 National Eisteddfod

by Dawnsio

Llŷn ac Eifionydd National Eisteddfod, 5-12 August 2023 We look forward to a busy week of Folk Dancing performances and competitions at the National Eisteddfod. The timetables have now been published – click here for a full list of all Folk Dancing events at the Eisteddfod. Ymlaen â’r ddawns!

Gŵyl Tredegar House Folk Festival

by Dawnsio

Tredegar House Folk Festival is almost here! The weekend of May 6-8th will be full to the brim of folk festivities with plenty of folk dancing groups included on the line-up.  Alongside international groups from Latvia and Bulgaria there will be a variety of other dance styles to be seen, and amongst them are Welsh

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Eisteddfod “AmGen” National Eisteddfod

by Dawnsio

We may not be able to visit any eisteddfod field this summer again, but the virtual national eisteddfod – “AmGen” is here to entertain us. The full timetable is available below (Welsh medium) and a synopsis of the traditional dance activities and competitions. Enjoy! 1-8-2021 @12:20 Tudur Phillips performing with Gwilym Bowen Rhys and Irfan Rais

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Dawns y Cyfnod Clo – Lockdown Dance

by Dawnsio

In December 2020, Alison Allen was announced as the winner of the composing a dance competition. With dance teams beginning to meet up once more, we are able to share an electronic copy of the dance with you. The dance is now called ‘Dawns y Swigen – The Bubble’ and enables six dancers from four

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Update – Eisteddfod AmGen

by Dawnsio

Please see the following update from National Eisteddfod in relation to an extended closing date for group competitions: “With COVID restrictions starting to relax here in Wales, and more people allowed to meet up, we’ve decided to extend the closing date for this year’s group competitions. Some of you have been in touch to say

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Eisteddfod AmGen Update

by Dawnsio

National Eisteddfod Announcement: Group Competitions closing date extended to 1 June “We’ve extended the closing date for group competitions to Tuesday 1 June 2021, 5pm, as COVID guidelines will allow some indoor activities to restart on 17 May. This means that some groups can come together safely to prepare and present their competition videos in

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