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March (83 posts)

  1. St David's Day

    Tuesday 1 March 2011, 11:31

    James McLaren James McLaren

    This morning we put out a call on BBC Wales Music's Twitter for suggestions for some of the very best songs by Welsh artists. We had loads of replies, and some nice, unusual suggestions.

    Thanks to everyone who responded.

    We've had a dig about and here's a selection of the obvious and the odd. I hope...

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  2. Radio Wales Music Day 2011

    Tuesday 1 March 2011, 11:00

    James McLaren James McLaren

    This morning BBC Radio Wales launched Radio Wales Music Day 2011. Adam Walton and Colorama's Carwyn Ellis joined Jamie and Louise to talk about what we can expect from the event, being held on Friday 25 March.

    Listen to the interview, and an acoustic version of Colorama's Box by Carwyn:

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    We'll be...

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  3. Unique Welsh daffodils

    Tuesday 1 March 2011, 10:29

    Martin Aaron Martin Aaron

    You can thank our Victorian ancestors that when it comes to St David's Day, we pin daffodils to our lapels instead of leeks.

    A vegetable wasn't considered glamorous enough to be the Welsh national emblem and the daffodil, whose flowering coincides with the Welsh patron saint's holiday, seemed like...

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