Learners (Stage)

Competitions, terms and conditions and entry forms for learners' competitions

 

124. Welsh Learner of the Year

You can nominate yourself or a learner can be nominated by completing the entry form at the bottom of this page or in the ‘Beth Amdani’ booklet.

Every competitor should be over 18 and should be able to speak Welsh quite fluently.

The adjudicators will be looking for information regarding the following:

  • Family and interests
  • Reasons for learning Welsh
  • How the learner learnt the language
  • The effect learning Welsh has had on his / her life
  • The use s/he makes of the language
  • Hopes for the future

Prizes:

Welsh Learner of the Year Trophy (Ysgol y Gymraeg, Prifysgol Caerdydd) and £300 (Peter a Gill Griffiths, Pentyrch) for the winner; Trophies for the other three finalists (Ysgol y Gymraeg, Prifysgol Caerdydd) and £100 each (£100 Tony a Nans Couch, Llanisien, Caerdydd);

A year’s subscription to Golwg for those in the final

Donations from Merched y Wawr for the final four are also recognised

The winner will be invited to join the Gorsedd.

Adjudicators: Carole Bradley, Lowri Bunford-Jones, Jason Mohammad
 

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Competition on the Pavilion stage

 

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

Level: Open

A preliminary round will be held in Maes D.
Prizes:

1. £150
2. £100
3. £50

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126. Solo Recitation for those aged 16 and over

‘Steddfod yn y Ddinas’, Geraint Jarman, Cerddi Fan Hyn: Cerddi Caerdydd [Gwasg Gomer]

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
3. £20 (Rhys Jones, Treganna, Caerdydd)

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Competitions in Maes D

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


127. 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
2. £60
3. £40

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128. Solo of your own choice in any style. 

Time: up to 4 minutes

Level: Open

Prizes:

1. £60
2. £30
3. £20

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129. Solo Recitation for those aged 16 and over

‘Baled y Dysgwr Dryslyd’, Lois Arnold [Swyddfa’r Eisteddfod]

Level: Entry / Intermediate

Prizes:

1. £60
2. £30
3. £20
(£110 Ysgol Howell, Llandaf, Caerdydd)

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130. Sketch up to 5 minutes

Theme: ‘My Welsh class’

Level: Open

Prizes:

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


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Adjudicators: Linda Brown, Caren E Brown

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