This is it! the final selection. It’s a complex process involving a lot of people making decisions, and there’s a way to go yet as we need to secure funding, but! here they are – congratualtions to all our poets, singers, authors and film-makers.
How do tides affect our lives? How has that changed through history?
Making a living on or by the sea – fishermen and pirates, wreckers and dockers – making a new life across the sea – escaping pograms and wars, and the endlessly travelling – to paddlers and wild swimmers.
Follow the links to individual venues for each lineup.
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First of the videos from the launch of Mamiaith at Canolfan Ucheldre in Holyhead.
On the night the Eisteddfod packed up early because the weather was so bad, the hardy folk of Ynys Môn shrugged on their coats, and very possibly sou’westers and wellies, and came out to celebrate Ness Owen’s lovely book.
I don’t normally include my wittering on in the videos, but there were some important things to report in this introduction, so it’s included.
And here’s author Ness Owen reading her title poem, Mamiaith.
It’s still quite a long list! but we do have several sites to accommodate. If you sent more than one poem we will be in touch individually to let you know which has been shortlisted.
We are still working on the stories, and hope to have them shortlisted by the weekend.
The next stage is for the individual organisers to choose which pieces they want performed at their site, across 4 countries – England, Wales, Scotland and Portugal.