Dance (Folk)

Groups and parties can compete in every competition for groups / parties

94. Lois Blake Memorial Trophy Competition

The two dances to be performed one after the other

‘Mympwy’r Etholiad’, Rhodri Jones [CGDWC]

and either:

‘Hwyl-ddawns Aberystwyth’, Eddie Jones, Dawnsiwn Ymlaen [CGDWC]
Or:
‘Ffair y Bala’, Mavis Williams, Dawnsiau yr Ugeinfed Ganrif [CDdWC]

This competition will be held on Friday / Friday evening 10 August or Saturday 11 August 2018

Prizes

1. Tlws Coffa Lois Blake i’w ddal am flwyddyn a £500 (Cwmni Dawns Werin Caerdydd)

2. £300

3. £200 (Cylch Dawns Cwm Rhymni [Dawnsio Drwy’r Cwm] er cof am Ieuan H Jones, Ann Hyatt a Heulwen Jones, Derwen Deg)

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95. Welsh National Folk Dance Society Trophy Competition
One unit from any three or four couple, excluding those set in this section this year.

You must provide details when you register to compete.

This competition will be held on Friday / Friday evening 10 August or Saturday 11 August 2018

Prizes:

1. Welsh National Folk Dance Society Trophy to be held for a year and £300
2. £200
3. £100
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96. Folk Dance Party for those under 25

‘Pont Abermo’, Ian Kendell [CGDWC]

Or:
Any dance set to ages Yr 7 and above at the 2018 Urdd National Eisteddfod.  You must provide details when you register to compete.

Up to 25% of the party can be over 25.

This competition will be held on Wednesday / Wednesday evening 8 August 2018

Prizes:

1. Tlws Dawnswyr Elli i’w ddal am flwyddyn a £150 (Cronfa Dawnswyr Brynaman)
2. £100
3. £50

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97. Group Step Dance

Step dance for a group of 5 or more, using traditional steps. 

Time: no more than 5 minutes

This competition will be held on Friday / Friday evening 10 August or Saturday 11 August 2018

Prizes

1. Tlws Coffa Geoff Jenkins a £150
2. £100 (Dawnswyr Gwerinwyr Gwent, Casnewydd)
3. £50

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98. Step dance duet, trio or quartet

Using steps, patterns, style and airs in the Welsh folk tradition. 

Time: no more than 4 minutes

Prizes:

1. Graham Worley Memorial Trophy and £100

2. £60
3. £40
(£200 Eglwys Gymraeg yr Annibynnwyr, Loveday Street, Birmingham)

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99. Individual Step Dance for Boys aged 16 and over

Using Welsh traditional steps

Time: No more than 3 minutes

Prizes:

1. Menna Griffiths Memorial Trophy to be held for a year and £75
2. £50
3. £25

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100. Individual Step Dance for Girls aged 16 and over

Using Welsh traditional steps   

Time: No more than 3 minutes

Prizes:

1 Myfi and Megan Wynn Memorial Trophy to be held for a year and £75

2. £50
3. £25

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Competitions in Dance or the Tŷ Gwerin

101. Individual Step Dance for Boys aged under 16

Using Welsh traditional folk costume, steps and patterns to the accompaniment of Welsh traditional songs. 

Time: No more than 3 minutes

Prizes:

1. £60

2. £30

3. £20

(£110 Cylch Dawns Cwm Rhymni [Dawnsio Drwy’r Cwm] er cof am Ieuan H Jones, Ann Hyatt a Heulwen Jones, Derwen Deg)

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102. Individual Step Dance for Girls aged under 16

Using Welsh traditional folk costume, steps and patterns to the accompaniment of Welsh traditional songs. 

Time: No more than 3 minutes

Prizes:

1. £60

2. £30

3. £20

(£110 Cylch Dawns Cwm Rhymni [Dawnsio Drwy’r Cwm] er cof am Ieuan H Jones, Ann Hyatt a Heulwen Jones, Derwen Deg)


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Competition in the Tŷ Gwerin

103. Props ar y Pryd

A fun competition for 2 or more dancers.  Competitors must register at least an hour prior to the competition – and the subject, props and music will be chosen and disclosed during the registration period.  Competitors must use the official accompanist.  The dance should last for between 2 and 3 minutes.  Limited spaces.  (No need to register by 1 May)

Prizes:

£300 to be shared in line with the wishes of the adjudicators

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Composition

104. Fair Dance for 4 or 6 couples to the air ‘Ffair Fach’, Rhiain Bebb, Cofia Dy Werin [Tant]. 

The winning dance will be sent to the Welsh National Folk Dance Society with a view to be published.

Prize:

£200

Adjudicator: Christine Jones

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(8). Presentation in words, dance and song: Môr (Sea)

At least three elements from the five noted must be included - traditional folk songs, cerdd dant, dance, drama and recitation - to create an imaginative performance.

The presentation should be no longer than 10 minutes, including setting up and clearing the stage.  Movement, costumes and small scale props can be used.

An outline of the script should be sent by 1 July 2018 and a full copy by the Eisteddfod.

Prizes:

1. Parti’r Ffynnon Trophy to be held for a year and £350 (Teulu Jack a Jean Williams, Llanddona)
2. £250
3. £150

(The competition is also included in the Cerdd Dant, Folk, Drama and Recitation sections)


 

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