Wyn Davies' second day at Llangollen International Eisteddfod

Thursday 5 July 2012, 15:44

BBC Wales Music BBC Wales Music

Tagged with:

Only Men Aloud's Wyn Davies, presenter at this year's Llangollen International Eisteddfod, continues his reports from the festival.

Yesterday was the first day of competition here at Llangollen and I was rushed off my feet. The Eisteddfod truly started at a gallop. It was the day of the youth choirs, always one of my favourite competitions.

Wyn Davies with a choir competing at Llangollen

Wyn Davies with a choir competing at Llangollen

Ever since working with our own male youth choir, Only Boys Aloud, I've been passionate about giving young people the stage to display their talents. As you can see from the picture, I've been spending time with the choirs gauging their mood pre-performance and then grabbing them for a quick chat as soon as they come off stage, and all in all there were plenty of happy faces.

I even managed to pick up a few Irish dancing moves (I use the words 'pick up' very loosely) during the course of the day. I doubt I'll be heading over to the Emerald Isle to give a master class any time soon!

All in all, even though the heavens opened from time to time, it was a great day here on the maes and reminded me why I've always loved coming to Llangollen. Time to put the feet up now, wring out the socks and prepare for the rest of the week!

Tagged with:


Be the first to comment

Share this page

More Posts

Want to be a bestselling children's author? First, buy your parrot...

Thursday 5 July 2012, 12:30

The Welshman who brought us Seasick Steve

Friday 6 July 2012, 08:27

About this Blog

Behind the scenes on our biggest shows, the stories you won't see on TV & highlights from Welsh history, arts and music.

Follow us on Twitter & Facebook for the latest posts.

Blog Updates

Stay updated with the latest posts from the blog.

Subscribe using:

What are feeds?

BBC Wales tweets