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Tuesday, 8 August, 2000, 16:34 GMT 17:34 UK
National Eisteddfod

The west Wales town of Llanelli is the focal point for Welsh culture for a week as the National Eisteddfod of Wales comes to the area.


Main Eisteddfod news
The main stories that are making the news in Wales's premier cultural festival.

  • Teacher wins composer's prize
  • Journalist wins crown competition
  • Call for new language movement
  • Launch for political history book
  • Gorsedd honour for Delme Thomas
  • English city bids to host Eisteddfod



    Portrait of a tin town
    Llanelli's tinplate industry provided its economic strength, and gave Wales one of its most famous folk songs, and rugby has been the town's abiding passion.
  • 'Tinopolis' welcomes festival
  • The day the Scarlets made history



    Llanelli on the web
    The internet lets people play a virtual visit to the 2000 Eisteddfod's home town.
  • Virtual visits to Eisteddfod home
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