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Royal National Eisteddfod of Wales (Pwllheli, 1955): Chairing the Bard


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The winner of the competition for composing an ode in the traditional strict metre is enthroned in the Bardic Chair.
This ceremony is one of the great moments of the week. Until his name is proclaimed from the stage, and he stands in the audience, the identity of the winning poet is kept secret.
(Cadeirio'r Bardd: teledir y seremonl yn syth o Bafiliwn yr Eisteddfod ym Mhwllhelil


English commentary: Hywel Davies
Presented for television by: David J. Thomas

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Royal National Eisteddfod of Wales (Pwllheli, 1955): Chairing the Bard

BBC Television, 4 August 1955 14.20

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