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Spotlight on Wales

Spotlight on Wales 1950


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Spotlight on Wales 1950

19 mins United Kingdom

The Wales highlighted here by a film in the ‘Spotlight on …’ series is a Wales celebrating its language and culture at the National Eisteddfod in Dolgellau in 1949. This “fragment of the human jigsaw” offered by Rayant Pictures gives a complete and attractive picture of the week-long summer festival, with choral preparations, the arrival of scores of visitors, ceremonies and singing in the pavilion, the Crowning of the winning bard and shots of local mountain, Cader Idris.

National Screen and Sound Archive of Wales preserves and celebrates the sound and moving image heritage of Wales, making it accessible to a wide range of users for enjoyment and learning. Its film collection reflects every aspect of the nation’s social, cultural and working life across the 20th century, giving a fascinating insight into Welsh filmmaking, both amateur and professional


Robert Beatty




Crowds Choirs Eisteddfods Mountains of Wales Countryside




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