Max Boyce is a Welsh comedian who became famous in the 70s. At a time when a young Billy Connolly was representing Scottish humour, Jasper Carrot, English humour, Max was the comedian of Wales. His act... read more
Wales, a part of the United Kingdom, is home to some great authors. Roald Dahl, Andrew Davies, and Dylan Thomas are famous Welsh writers whose classic works are filled with long-lasting beauty. read more
Happy St. David's Day neath-porttalbot.gov.uk St. David is a celtic monk who spread the word of Christianity across Wales in the 6th century and this 1st of March, people in Wales will celebrate the St David's Day in honor of the patron saint.... read more
Greatest Welsh Woman Singer : Shirley Bassey
There are thousands of talented Welsh singers, actors and actresses who are renowned worldwide. It has been said that every one out of seven Welsh will become famous in the world. Shirley Bassey is... read more
Best and Famous Welsh Actors and Actresses
Wales is the home of many famous people in different fields ; arts, music, entertainment, religious figures, architectures, craftsmen etc. They say that in Wales one out of seven people will become... read more
In 2006, I was fortunate to be able to travel to the UK twice, once in March and again in May when my teenage daughter could join me. One of the places we visited briefly was Llangollen in Wales. My husband-to-be escorted my daughter and I all over... read more
Unfortunately not many Welsh people know the impact that Wales has had on the U.S of A. This article attempts to show what a small country can achieve. read more
It is generally accepted that the Welsh National costume evolved in the late 1700s. The Welsh National Dress though is only for females. There have been attempts to create a welsh kilt for the men but this has not really taken off.
A welsh woman's national costume tends to be a tall black hat, a little like a man's stove pipe hat. A white lacy cap is worn underneath this hat. The costume also includes a full check patterned skirt, a shawl, a white starched apron, black...... read more
Welsh rugby was pretty much in the doldrums through the late nineties and well into the first couple of years after the millennium. In fact the last time a Welsh team had won a Six Nations Grand Slam title was back in 1978 when Welsh rugby was in a golden age.
In Wales, on March 1st everyone will be
celebrating St. David’s Day. Writing
about Wales and St. David’s Celebration is
not something that I have experienced first-hand, however, after spending
hours researching this holiday it is a celebration... read more
The late Richard Burton, CBE, was a fine actor. He was world class and world famous but for more than his acting. As a hard living man Richard was one of many famous celebrities who have battled the booze. He was also famous as being one of Elizabeth Taylor's husbands.
Their love affair, at the time, was fast and furious. They starred together in blockbuster films such as Cleopatra, and had an on screen chemistry among the tears and tantrums. Taylor and Burton divorced and re-married each other read more
In celebration of the St. Davids Day, 1st day of March every year in Wales, I will pay tribute to one of the most notable Welsh greatest (if not the worlds greatest) and famous philosopher - Bertrand Russell -- the greatest philosopher of the modern... read more
Brecon's Green Man Festival celebrates ancient folk lore. So, who is this Green man? Where did the idea come from? Is he Pagan, Druid or Celtic? The fact is that he is more than this and in this article we tell you why. read more
If you know anything about Wales then you know there's probably more sheep than people! Having been brought up in Wales and lived there for thirty years I have been the center of many a sheep joke, but all I can say is that Welsh Lamb is the best in the world. read more
Appreciate the little things in life quote can really open one's eyes and influence the lifestyle of a person who didn't know that the little things in life make the life as a whole. Saint David from Wales said: ''Do the little things in life.'' Today this sentence is a very well-known phrase in Welsh and an inspiration for so many other people. These famous people share his view about how to appreciate the little things in life. Quote #1 by Diana, Princess of Wales, quote #2... read more
The Green Man Music Festival definately has a vibe of it's own. With Druid rituals and alternative undertone's, the echoes of folk and Americana fills the Welsh Valleys with love. Learn more about the Green Man Festival with this article. read more
Charlotte Church first hit British television screens as a child. Aged eleven Charlotte appeared on British morning television singing, Pie Jesu and, as they say, the rest is history. Charlotte was... read more
Prince Charles is not a Welshman. However, he is the current Prince of Wales. I wonder how much this must stick in the throat's of Welsh people. Perhaps they are royalists and proud of him, but I doubt it.My Mum was a great royalist and I well remember the investiture of Prince Charles, back in 1969.These days the British Royal Family seem to get a mixed reception. They still have many admirers, and British citizens who extol their virtues. I am not one of them read more
Coal mining was one of the most thriving industries of Wales. Most families had at least one person who "went down the pit". However, for many, it was a family affair. read more
The Welsh Flag has just three colours. These are red, white and green. Each of these colours holds a special significance.White represents peace and honesty.Green represents hope, joy, love and in some cultures has a religious meaning.Red represents hardiness, valour, strength and bravery.I guess it is very fitting that the dragon is coloured red. Dragons may be mythical creatures but they easily represent these traits. read more
The Symbols and Emblems of Wales. Part of the culture of people in a certain place are their national emblems and symbols. it is what make or tie them as a nation. Wales as a nation is an example of a place with lots of this symbols and emblems. ... read more
Young girls love horses. I was no different as a child. I cannot remember a time that I did not want a horse. I had read all the books, National Velvet, The Black Stallion, My Friend Flicka, Misty Of Chincoteague and so many more. I had learned... read more
The Saints of Post Roman Britain page of the David Nash Ford's Early British Kingdoms website lists 53 Welsh saints and this probably doesn't include all of them. Numerous towns and ancient churches scattered throughout Wales bear the names of... read more
If you had never heard the term, you may wonder what the fork spooning is. Spooning is a type of hugging. Both people involved in the hug face in the same direction so that they look like spoons in a drawer. read more
Harry Secombe was one of my Mum's favourite entertainers. He had a powerful, almost classical, singing voice. This was what my dear Mum used to love about him.
Mum's sister though could not stand his... read more
St. David, known as St. Dewi in Welsh, the patron saint of Wales, was born in the later half of the fifth century sometime between 462 and 487 A.D. depending upon the source used. Most accounts claim he lived a long life, some claiming as long as... read more
This article tells the story of the life of Princess Diana starting with her ancestry, then her childhood and life as the Princess. The story continues to her tragic death and funeral. read more
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