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Dawns y Cyfnod Clo – Lockdown Dance

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

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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Closing Dates for ‘Eisteddfod AmGen’ 2021

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: Good luck all!

3 days ago
Ymdrech WYCH gan ysgolion @CaerphillyCBC 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 An AMAZING effort by these young dancers! Da iawn bawb @mentercaerffili 👌🏻🎉😀 #ffiliffest2021 #traddodiadbyw #Wales #folk #Cymry #gwerin
2 weeks ago
Dyma @talogwerin yn rhoi cynnig ar ddawns fuddugol Alison Allen ‘Dawns y Swigen - The Bubble’. Cystadleuaeth ar y cyd gyda @steddfota16 / The good news is that Alison’s winning social dis-dance is now available on our website (link below)! #traddodiadbyw
3 weeks ago
Llongyfarchiadau i’r deuawdau a thriawdau stepio, gwych! - A fitting end to the stepping competitions - @EisteddfodT Well done all! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 #traddodiadbyw #EisteddfodT @S4C DawnsioGwerin photo