This is the Red Dragon of Wales
St. David (Dewy in Welsh) is the patron saint of Wales. St David´s Day is on the 1st of March. It is an important festival in Wales. Welsh people celebrate their country and their language. In Wales many people speak two languages: Welsh and English.
The road signs are in both languages. The Welsh language is one of the oldest in Europe.
Cenhinen bedr- daffodil
There are lots of castles in Wales. They were built in the Middle Ages when the Welsh fought the English.
The highest mountain in Wales is Snowdon. It´s great for walking and climbing.
Roald Dahl (1916-1990), the best selling author of books for children was born in Wales.
Visit his site:
Shirley Bassey was born in Cardiff in 1937. She perfomed in 2002 for the celebration of the Queen´s Golden Jubilee. She was awarded Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the 2000 Queen´s Millennium Honors List for her services to entertainment.
Birdsall, Melanie. Festivals and Special Days in Britain.Scholastic, 2007