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Ysgrifennydd/Secretary: Gethin Roberts:

Llwyn Helyg, Rhydyfelin, ABERYSTWYTH, Ceredigion SY23 4PU

01970 623590


Y Pwyllgor Gwaith 2017-18

The Executive Committee 2017-18

Llywydd/President: Mrs Marion Owen

Cadeirydd/Chair: Dr John Idris Jones

Is-gadeirydd/Vice-chair: Mr Dafydd Evans

Ysgrifennydd/Secretary: Mr Gethin Roberts

Trysorydd/Treasurer: Mr Idwal Williams

Golygydd – DAWNS – Editor: Swydd Wag/Empty Post.

Gwefeistr – Webmaster: Mr Luke James Evans.

Swyddog Cyhoeddusrwydd/Publicity Officer: Mr Ceri Morgan

Golygydd Cyhoeddiadau/Publications Editor: Dr. Prydwen Elfed Owens

Pwyllgor Gwaith – Executive Committee

Mrs Sarah Hopkin, Mrs Dilys Lewis, Mrs Nerys Defis

Mrs Frances Jones, Mrs Eirlys Phillips, Mrs Anne Hughes,

Aelod Cyfetholedig – Co-opted Member – Mr Rhodri Jones

Sylwch bod angen Golygydd DAWNS arnom gan bod Mr. Dafydd Evans, cyn-olygydd, wedi’i ethol fel Is-gadeirydd. Byddwn yn hapus i dderbyn unrhyw enwebiadau.

Note that a new editor for DAWNS is required since Mr Dafydd Evans the previous Editor has been elected Vice Chair. We look forward to receiving any nominations.

Closing Dates for ‘Eisteddfod AmGen’ 2021

by Dawnsio

Reminder The closing date for undividual, duet or trio competitions for the alternative National Eisteddfod, AmGen 2021 is @17:00 on 17/5/2021. Closing date for group competitions 1/6/2021. Click on the link for bilingual guidance: https://mailchi.mp/eisteddfod/cystadlaethau_dawns Good luck all!

Neges Atgoffa – Reminder

A reminder that the closing date for submitting a piece for ‘Dawns’ is almost upon us! If you have an article, an account and/or a piece of news about yourselves – or your dance team/group and its members please remember to submit by May 31st. All will be gratefully received by Bobbie and Dafydd Evans, the

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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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Eisteddfod AmGen

by Dawnsio

The National Eisteddfod has published details of the Eisteddfod Amgen and there’s only a month to go before the closing date for entries: 17:00, Monday, 17th May. There are 5 dance competitions (numbers 33 – 38) which are a mixture of individual and group dances. Remember that you may use the winning dance in the

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DAWNS 2021

by Dawnsio

REQUEST FOR ARTICLES (etc.) FOR ‘DAWNS’. A request for articles, etc. for the next issue of ‘DAWNS’ (e.g. biography, new dance, highlighting dances no longer displayed, publishing your research… ). A brief account of your team’s activities (or otherwise) during this last year (e.g. response to lockdown) is also accepted, snippets of news (eg hatches, matches and despatches). 300 word maximum for these

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Mari Lwyd 2021

by Dawnsio

Wales has a plethora of traditions linked to the Christmas season and the New Year: from visiting church for the Plygain, collecting Calennig and of course the antics of Mari Lwyd and her followers. Further details on some of these traditions can be found here: https://www.wales.com/about/culture/welsh-christmas-traditions In the meantime, we wish you all a Happy New Year

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Composing a Dance – Competition Results

by Dawnsio

The composing a dance competition results are in! Thank you to all who competed and of course to Bethanne and Idwal Williams for adjudicating. Congratulations to Alison Allen the winner, and all the runners up. You can read the full adjudication below and we look forward to being able to give the dances a go

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Risk Assessment (Covid-19) for Dance Teams

by Dawnsio

November 2020 To support traditional dancing teams who are considering re-commencing their dancing, the Welsh Folk Dance Society have prepared an exemplar risk assessment. This risk assessment reflects the current position in Wales regarding meeting indoors for organised activities. If you wish to recommence any indoor dancing at present you must prepare your own local

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Teyrnged i Mike Hughes Tribute

by Dawnsio

It is with sadness that we learnt of the death of Mike Hughes, at his home in Greece, on Friday, 6th November, 2020. Mike died peacefully in his sleep with his second wife Trish at his side. He had been ill for some time. Mike Hughes was a native of Colwyn Bay in North Wales.

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Cystadleuaeth – Competition!

by Dawnsio

Some dance teams are beginning to meet up ‘from a distance’ but it’s difficult to know what to dance. Could you help out by composing or adapting a Welsh folk dance that will enable us to keep dancing and keep safe??? There are also generous prizes! Closing date 31-10-2020 (further details below) In association with

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