St Dwynwen’s Day – 25th January

St Dwynwen’s Day is celebrated in Wales on 25 January.  But who was St Dwynwen? St Dwynwen is the Welsh patron saint of lovers, which makes her the Welsh equivalent of St Valentine. Dwynwen lived during the 5th century and was one of the prettiest of Brychan Brycheiniog’s 24 daughters. Dwynwen fell in love with …

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Hymns and arias #rwc2011

12 years ago, the RWC was in Cardiff. Wales went out in the quarter finals to Australia on October 23rd.... maybe just maybe.... Wales believes What would Wales be without the godfather of Welsh Anthems (not Tom Jones)

St David’s Day – The only Saint in the Village? :)

St David's Day is celebrated in Wales on 1 March, in honour of Dewi Sant or St David, the patron saint of Wales. Little is known about him for certain. What little information we have is based on an account of his life written by Rhigyfarch towards the end of the 11th century. According to …