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  • n  any of several annual Welsh festivals involving artistic competitions (especially in singing)

  • At the end he is on the verge of rebuilding the world through a Gloucestershire bacon-cooperative and handicraft-eisteddfod.
  • And he has an ear for pitch that would make him a good judge at a bardic contest at an eisteddfod.
  • He was also a natural athlete and, of all things, a gifted soprano who took prizes in the eisteddfod, singing, as his sister put it, as if "he had a bell in every tooth.
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  • NEPA's got talent
    Carol Wolosz and Sally DiRico had a friendly rivalry going some 70 years ago. The two competed against each other in the musical portion of the Welsh 8220Cynonfardd8221 Eisteddfod in Edwardsville as children and teenagers.
    April 12, 2014 - Times Leader

  • Ieuan Wyn Jones in Evening Leader
    Deputy First Minister for the National Assembly of Wales, Ieuan Wyn Jones AM, who will be attending the launch of the festival, said: "The International Eisteddfod symbolises how national identity and true internationalism walk hand in hand - it...
  • Alun Ffred Jones in Daily Post
    Mr Jones, said: "The Urdd Eisteddfod is the largest youth festival in Europe and attracts over 100,000 visitors and 15,000 competitors and plays a vital role in support of the Welsh Assembly Government's wider policies for culture, the Welsh...
  • Alun Pugh in BBC News
    I am not interested in a short-term fix,Mr Pugh said. "We all share the aim of a bilingual Wales, and I have made it clear that the extra funding comes with a duty to broaden the appeal of the eisteddfod to a wider audience in Wales and...

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