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Rhymney Valley Echoes



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-a Caerphilly Castle Eisteddfod.


a Caerphilly Castle Eisteddfod. On Whit-Mondav, Caerphilly Castle will be the scene of the 21st annual Eisteddfod, which promises to be a great success. The number of competitors is enormous, and eolipses all previous records. Given fine weather, the patrons of this annual event will have an en- joyable day within the historic old castle. The choral competitions include choirs from Barry, Cwmaman, Mountain Ash, Troedvrhiw. Foch- riw, Pentre, Treorchy, Pontypridd Town, Sar- dis (Pontypridd). Blaenclvdach and Clydach Vale, Porth and Cymmer, Caerphilly, and Mer- thyr Vale. The bardic productions are of high merit, and included in the list are believed to be the work of some of the, best authora, hail- ing from North and South Wales, London, Liverpool, and America. "Englynion" and poems have been received bearing the follow- ing nom-de-plumes:—Poems (21): "Awel o Ddyffryn Clwyd," "Ar v Gorwel," "Gwnd y Wawr," "Ponfrith," "Glanavon," "Avon," "Orpheus," "Tolynnor," "Gwlithyn Mai," "Cantor v Bore," "Boreu-godwr." "Rhwng y Brieill," "Tant y Deffroad," "Ar y Gamfa," "Tremiedydd," "Ehedydd," "Mailliw," "An. adl Gwanwyn," "Tant y Wawr," "Anarawd," and "D'liau o Gawgciau'r Dolydd." "Eng- 1 lyn" (46): "Edgar," "Ceredig," "Morfilwr," "Pegynwr," "Able Seaman," "Meonfardd." "Broma," 'Commodore Pieary," "Ofnus," "Heli," "Mab v Mor," "Egniol," "Sentinel," "Hen Fardd Llosg ar Fwrdd y Llong," "Gwynt y Gogledd," "Dysgybl," "Tomos," "Jack Tar No. l," "Phil," "Ithel," "Philly," "Clement," "Cadben Jones," "Laplander," "Crwtyn y Caban," "Cabin Boy," "Condor, "Hwyr Alaw yr Elyrch," "Boatswain," 11 ma- "Ap Gosteg," "Min y Mor," "lanci," "Morwr No. I," "Vanson," "Morwr No. 2," "Pwy byna.g yw PibonWy," "Pegymydd," "Min Hwyr, "Gvda'r Wawr," "Mab y Don," "Ifor." 'Ap Tomos, "Hen Wr," "Morwr No. 3," "Jack Tar No. 2." The order of the day is now ready, and all visitors to the Eisteddfod will find in it every information, including the times of trains and fares, and copies may be had from the Secretary for 2 £ d., post frea.


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