Bangor University looks forward to a busy week at the National Eisteddfod, Montgomeryshire & the Marches

Bangor University staff will be busy during the National Eisteddfod again this year, with a full programme of events on their stand on the Eisteddfod field.

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Osian Huw Williams wins the Musicians' Medal at the National Eisteddfod 

Bangor University student, Osian Huw Williams is the winner of this year’s Musicians’ Medal at the National Eisteddfod of Wales, and he was honoured at a special ceremony on the Pavilion stage on Wednesday evening. 

The School of Welsh has a full week at the National Eisteddfod in Maldwyn

Staff from Bangor University’s School of Welsh are among the adjudicators for three of the main literary prizes at this year’s National Eisteddfod, Montgomeryshire and the Marches, being held 1-8 August, in the village of Meifod. Professor Jerry Hunter will be adjudicating the Prose Medal, Professor Angharad Price adjudicating the Daniel Owen Memorial Prize and Professor Gerwyn Wiliams will be adjudicating the Crown.

Eisteddfod Launch for Welsh Language Communications Infrastructure

As part of their session Innovation for Language Technologies and Digital Media Monday afternoon at the National Eisteddfod, Canolfan Bedwyr’s Language Technologies Unit will launch their new project, Welsh Language Communications Infrastructure. 

Recollections & launch for School of History

Staff and students from the School of History, Welsh History and Archaeology will be busy with a range of activities at the Montgomeryshire and the Marches National Eisteddfod this year.

‘Te bach’ on the Eisteddfod Field to celebrate Patagonian anniversary

What better way to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Welsh community in Patagonia, and to highlight a unique and priceless collection of documents relating to the establishment of the Welsh community in Patagonia, a selection of which are on current display in an exhibition at Bangor University, than to hold a traditional ‘tê bach’.

Publication date: 31 July 2015