Posts by Dawnsio

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Urdd 2020 Folk Dances

by Dawnsio

Spring is nearing and with it comes eisteddfod season for many schools and Urdd clubs in Wales. If you’re thinking about teaching a folk dancing group to compete in this year’s National Urdd Eisteddfod well, the Welsh Folk Dance Society is here to help! Once again, a YouTube channel has been set up to showcase

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Blwyddyn Newydd Dda / Happy New Year!

by Dawnsio

Best wishes to you all at the beginning of a new decade! You may have made a resolution to exercise more… wel remember that folk dancing is an excellent way to keep fit and it’s also a lovely way to make friends. Details of your local dance team can be found here: https://dawnsio.cymru/teams/ You will

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Tribute to Ruth Agg

by Dawnsio

We have recently received the very sad news that Ruth Agg, a former member of Gwerinwyr Gwent has passed away after a period of illness. Ruth and her husband Rob were keen members for many years. As well as being an enthusiastic dancer, Ruth was also the team’s Publicity Officer. I would also like to

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Amserlen Tŷ Gwerin Timetable

by Dawnsio

If you visit this year’s National Eisteddfod and are interested in all things folk then Tŷ Gwerin is the place for you! Tŷ Gwerin hosts all folk and traditional events on the Maes and the Welsh Folk Dance Society are proud to be one of the project’s partners. Amongst this year’s highlights are the two Twmpath

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Summer Festival Fun

by Dawnsio

The weather is warming up and the days are getting longer which can only mean one thing – it’s summer festival season! Over the next few months Welsh folk tunes, dances and rhythms will be heard all across Wales and beyond. If you visit our ‘Events’ page you’ll see a list of upcoming festivals. Of

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