Posted: Tue 1st Mar 2016

​Be part of the Eisteddfod Gorsedd ceremonies

news.wales / newyddion.cymru
This article is old - Published: Tuesday, Mar 1st, 2016

Would you like to play an important role in the main ceremonies at the Anglesey National Eisteddfod? ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The Gorsedd of the Bards has a number of colourful ceremonies during the Eisteddfod itself and the Proclamation Ceremony, which takes place in Holyhead on Saturday 25 June. We are currently inviting individuals to apply to take part in the ceremonies. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

We are looking for the following: ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

  • GORSEDD HAND-MAIDENS – Two girls currently in school years 4, 5 or 6 are required. They will assist the presenter of the ‘Blodeuged’ as she presents the Blodeuged/Flowers to the Archdruid.
  • GORSEDD PAGE BOYS – Two boys currently in years 4, 5 or 6. They will assist the presenter of the Corn Hirlas as she presents the Corn Hirlas to the Archdruid.
  • PRESENTER OF THE BLODEUGED – A Welsh speaking young girl aged approximately 17-18 is required to present the Blodeuged of flowers to the Archdruid.
  • PRESENTER OF THE ‘CORN HIRLAS’ – A Welsh speaking mother is required to present the ‘Corn Hirlas’ to the Archdruid as a symbol on behalf of the locality.

For further details contact Elinor Jones on 0845 4090 400; elinor@eisteddfod.org.uk. The closing date is 8 March. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The Anglesey National Eisteddfod is held near Bodedern from 4-12 August 2017. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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