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Group

Dawnswyr Tipyn o Bopeth

Country

United Kingdom

Group founded in

1987

Members in the group

50

Type of folklore

Dance

Music

Song

Performance style

The aim of the Group is to promote Welsh Culture through traditional Welsh Folk Music and Dance. Wearing traditional Costume throughout performances and during the Festival as a whole. The Welsh language will be used where appropiate.

Performance experience

Over the years the group has participated in all the Inter-Celtic Festivals held in Brittany, The Isle of Man; and annually since the formation of the team in 1987 at Lowender Peran (Cornwall) and the Irish pan-Celtic Dance Competition on several occasions. We have taken part in other Irish Festivals also.

Apart from supporting the majority of Welsh Festivals, Dawnswyr Tipyn o Bopeth has been invited to several Festivals in England, Preston Guild Day, Chorley Four Fools Festival, Nottingham Celtic Festival, wallingford Bunk Festival, Hay-on-Wye and Ulverston, Barrow-in-Furness folk Festival, Megs Morris Celebrations and in 2007 Sidmouth Folk Festival.

Travels abroad have taken us to:

Transylvania: where we taken part in festivals in Jina; Bazna; Sibiu; Ludus; and Medias, on several occasions

Belgium: Mechelen; St. Katelijne de Waver

Brittany: Lorient; Lesneven; Gouesnou

France: Mortagne sur Goronde

Norway: Varhaug and Stavanger

Gotland: (Sweden): Mediaeval Festivval; Visby International Folk Festival;

Czech Republic: International Bohemian Folk Dance Festival held in city of Prague and Poderbrady - we have been invited now for the past four years.

Apart from travelling abroad, our group has invited and hosted groups from Transylvania, Sweden, Gotland, Norway, Ireland, Finland, Belgium and Cornwall.

Whenever possible we also try to entertain the less fortunate in residential and Nursing Homes and Hospitals

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Contact address

Ffynnnonlwyd, Trelech,
Carmarthen,
SA33 6QZ
Cymru
United Kingdom

Contact name(s) and position(s) in the group

Mrs. Bobbie evans

Telephone

44-1994-484496

Fax

E-mail

bobtob@ic24.net

Web-site

Dawnswyr Tipyn o Bopeth

 

 

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