By Hywel Teifi Edwards,Huw Edwards
The Eisteddfod, first released in 1990 as a part of the collage of Wales Press’s Writers of Wales sequence, offers the background of the nationwide Eisteddfod to an English-speaking viewers. Hywel Teifi Edwards (1934–2010), writer, historian and broadcaster, used to be a number one authority at the historical past of the nationwide Eisteddfod, that is Wales’s annual cultural occasion and one in all Europe's greatest and oldest fairs. This concise, enticing and witty quantity offers an outline of that heritage from the 1st Eisteddfod in 1176 to the fashionable Eisteddfod of the Eighties. It outlines some of the literary competitions that are held each year on the Eisteddfod, and highlights probably the most memorable and demanding winners of prizes comparable to the Chair and the Crown.
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