Welsh Olympic hopes 2012

Taken from the BBC Sport website, here’s the list of Welsh hopefuls for Team GB ATHLETICS Dai Greene From: Llanelli. Club: Swansea Harriers. Discipline: 400m hurdles. The 2011 World and 2010 Commonwealth champion is the second fastest 400m hurdler in the world this year. Team GB's athletics captain ran a 47.84 seconds personal best at …

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NEWS: Wales Millennium Centre’s first full production – Ma Bili’n Bwrw’r Bronco goes on tour of Wales

Wales Millennium Centre is thrilled to announce its first national tour with a Welsh language production called Ma’ Bili’n Bwrw’r Bronco (Bili does a Bronco).  Opening in Cardiff on 31 July 2012, the show will then tour across Wales throughout August. Ma Bili’n Bwrw’r Bronco is Wales Millennium Centre’s Welsh language production of Douglas Maxwell’s …

NEWS: DANCE TAKES TO THE STREETS AS WALES GETS MOVING FOR BIG DANCE WEEK

If you’re out and about in Wales between 7th and 15th July, don’t be surprised if you find yourself tempted to start moving and grooving. That’s because all across the country, dance companies will be taking to town centres, parks, piers and other public places as part of the UK’s biggest ever celebration of dance. …

STORY: Welsh as happy as anyone else in the UK

Taken from Wales Online Welsh people are as happy and satisfied as any of the nations and regions of the UK, new data from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) has shown. The data is based on people’s “subjective well-being”, how satisfied they are with their lives, and is part of a programme to measure …

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 …