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Representing the Urdd in Paris

Welsh Festival logoFirst year BMus student Llinos Emanuel recently represented the Urdd National Eisteddfod at the St David’s Welsh Festival in Disneyland Paris.

Llinos joined four other 2012 Urdd National Eisteddfod winners for the three-day celebration of Welsh culture.

Fifty coachloads of Welsh visitors made the trip to Paris to coincide with the annual St David’s Welsh Festival, which includeda festival of Welsh music and dance, performances by the Urdd Choir, and evening fireworks showing Welsh emblems superimposed on the Disney Castle.

Llinos on stage

Llinos onstage with the Waun y Ddyfal choir


One of the highlights for Llinos was performing her winning ‘show song’ onstage. She also performed with the Waun y Ddyfal choir, alongside several other Cardiff University students, and was featured on the S4C programme Mistar Urdd a Mickey Mouse.

Find out more about the Urdd at: (Welsh) (English)