The official website of the Welsh Folk Dance Society

An organisation which supports, maintains and extends Welsh traditional dancing
throughout Wales and the world

Welcome

to our website, your main port-of-call for our publications archives and much more...

You can also upload pictures and news through our Twitter, Instagram and Facebook page.
So keep in touch and let us dance with a spring in our step.

e-mail: secretary@dawnsio.cymru / membership

On with the dance!

News

Eisteddfod AmGen Update

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

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

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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4 weeks ago
Coffa da am yr arbennig Dai Davies - cawr o gôl geidwad ac un o ffans @DawnsioGwerin / A tribute programme to remember the wonderful Dai Davies - a first class goalie and a Welsh folk dancing fan @S4C @sgorio #Cymru #Wales #folk #gwerin https://t.co/PBDm5Hd6RD DawnsioGwerin photo
1 month ago
Braf gweld Rhian, Bryn a’r teulu ar raglen Blwyddyn Covid: Lleisiau Cymru heno @S4C Rhaglen o chwerthin a dagrau, fel ein blwyddyn ni i gyd mae’n siwr - Lovely to see some folk dancing on S4C tonight 😊🌈💗 https://t.co/8OsKz5PBm0 DawnsioGwerin photo
1 month ago
Newyddion trist o golli dau aelod annwyl o’n cymuned o ddawnswyr gwerin Cymreig - Sincerest condolences with family, friends and fellow dancers of Andy Phillips, Dawnswyr Delyn and Bill Weaver, Dawnswyr Blaenafon #atgofion #memories #gwerin #folk https://t.co/HDaZyVvreA DawnsioGwerin photo