2017 Competitions for Learners

Information on competitions for Welsh learners.

 

More information in the 'Give it a Go' booklet at the bottom of the page.

Closing date for writing competitions - 1 April; closing date for stage competitions - 1 May.

You can enter the stage competitions online by clicking here.  Written entries must be sent through the the post.  Details in the 'Give it a Go' booklet.

All entries must be in Welsh.

 

Stage Competitions

Competition on the Pavilion stage

119. Learners’ Choir, between 10 and 40 in number, Any song or combination of songs of your choice, in any style, up to 5 minutes. 

A preliminary round will be held in Maes D.

Prizes:

1. £150 (Côr Dros y Bont)
2. £100 (Teulu’r Wern, Talwrn)
3. £50 (Heledd Pritchard, Llangwyllog)

 

120. Solo Recitation for those aged 16 and over

‘Tai Unnos’, Iwan Llwyd, Sbectol Inc [Y Lolfa]

A preliminary round will be held in Maes D

Level: Open

Prizes:

1. £60 (Gwobr Goffa Megan Jane Davidson [rhoddedig gan Gymdeithas Gymreig-Americanaidd Gogledd Califfornia])
2. £30 (Mared Lewis, Llanddaniel)
3. £20 (Gwen Jones a Glenys Little)

 

Competitions in Maes D

Competitors are required to organise their own accompanists.  A piano will be available.


121. Singing Group Between 3 and 9 members.  Any song or combination of songs of your choice, in any style, up to 5 minutes. 

Level: Open

Prizes:

1. £100 (Gail Kincaid, Llanddaniel)
2. £60 (Mair a Meinir Williams, Llangwyllog)
3. £40 (Mair a Meinir Williams, Llangwyllog)
 

122. Solo of your own choice in any style. 

Time: up to 4 minutes

Level: Open

Prizes:

1. £60 (Glyn ac Iola Roberts, Mynydd-Mechell, Amlwch)
2. £30 (Seiriol Arts Fiesta, Biwmares)
3. £20 (Dosbarth Meistroli Llanfairpwll)

 

123. Presenting a treasure or photo of personal interest up to 3 minutes.

Level: Open

Prizes:

1. £60 (Glyn ac Iola Roberts, Mynydd-Mechell, Amlwch)
2. £30 (Gerry Sanger, Benllech)
3. £20 (Gerry Sanger, Benllech)

 

124. Sketch based on a Welsh idiom up to 5 minutes

Level: Open

Prizes:

1. £60
2. £30
3. £20
(£110 Gwobr Goffa Tim Artro Morris)


Adjudicators: Robat Arwyn, Ffion Dafis

 

Writing Competitions

125. The Chair

Poem: Llwybrau (Paths)
Level: Open

Prize:

Chair (Er cof am Pat Neill) and £75 (Cyril Hughes, Llanfairpwll er cof am ei briod Nan Hughes)

Adjudicator: Ifan Prys

 

126. Prose Trophy

Piece of prose, up to 500 words. 
Subject: Llanw (Tide)
Level: Open

Prize:

Tlws (Vernon a Valmai Jones, Llanfairpwll) and £75 (Ysgol Uwchradd Caergybi)


Adjudicator: Angharad Price

 

127. Conversation in front of the TV

About 100 words

Level: Entry

Prize:

£50 (Elwyn ac Eirian Hughes, Llanfairpwll)


Adjudicator: Mark Stonelake

 

128. Letter inviting someone to the class

About 150 words

Level: Foundation

Prize:

£50 (Merched y Wawr Llannerch-y-Medd)

Adjudicator: Nia Llwyd

 

129. Letter or email praising

About 200 words

Level: Intermediate

Prize:

£50 (Cylch Dysgwyr Cymraeg Derby)


Adjudicator: Eryl R Jones

 

130. Review of a hotel or restaurant

Do not use real names

About 300 words

Level: Open

Prize: £50 (Margaret a Gwyn Lloyd, Llanfairpwll)


Adjudicator: Elin Williams

 

131. Video blog by a group or individual: ‘Fy Ardal’ (My area), 5-10 minutes

Level: Open (Also open for second language pupils in secondary schools)

Prize: £100 (Er cof am Pat Neill)


Adjudicator: Gareth Mahoney

 

Preparing materials for learners

Open to learners and Welsh speakers

 

132. Individual work

Collection of 3 stories for Intermediate level learners of up to 1,000 words each

Prize: 

£100 (Rhodd gan Olwen, Gerallt ac Awen, Kestor, Llangefni er cof am Rodney Hughes)


Adjudicator: Sian Eirian Lewis


 

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