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ORIEL MYRDDIN GALLERY – Public Consultation Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Monday - 22 May 2017

ORIEL MYRDDIN GALLERY – Public Consultation

We’re growing our gallery and we’d like to hear what you think!

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The Valley, The City, The Village: Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Monday - 22 May 2017

The Valley, The City, The Village:

Bringing Wales and India together through literature

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Music Theatre Wales and Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru present Y Tŵr (The Tower) Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Monday - 22 May 2017

Music Theatre Wales and Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru present Y Tŵr (The Tower)

– a new Welsh-language opera by Guto Pryderi Puw - adapted by writer & poet Gwyneth Glyn from Gwenlyn Parry’s classic Welsh play - a rare opportunity to hear a new opera in the Welsh language - World Premiere: Friday, May 19 at 7.30pm – Sherman Theatre, Cardiff (Vale of Glamorgan Festival opening event)

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WELSH-ZAMBIAN FILMMAKER’S DEBUT FEATURE TO PREMIERE AT CANNES Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Friday - 19 May 2017

WELSH-ZAMBIAN FILMMAKER’S DEBUT FEATURE TO PREMIERE AT CANNES

Rungano Nyoni’s I Am Not a Witch has been selected for Directors’ Fortnight at the most prestigious film festival in Cannes.

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ALTAN’s 30th Anniversary Tour visits Pontio Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Thursday - 18 May 2017

ALTAN’s 30th Anniversary Tour visits Pontio

Altan, long established as one of the foremost traditional Irish bands, will visit Pontio’s Theatr Bryn Terfel in Bangor, Gwynedd as part of their 30th Anniversary Tour next Friday, 26 May.

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NAWR - new website Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Thursday - 18 May 2017

NAWR - new website

NAWR, the Arts & Education network for Mid and West Wales, launches their bilingual website today.

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An Evening of Literature and Music in Brussels Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Wednesday - 17 May 2017

An Evening of Literature and Music in Brussels

Barddoniaeth Colled | Poetry of Loss

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Royal Welsh College Tops Drama League Table for Third Time Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Wednesday - 17 May 2017

Royal Welsh College Tops Drama League Table for Third Time

The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama has been ranked as the UK's top drama college for the third time in the Guardian University Guide, published today.

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Programme of international performances revealed for Hijinx Unity Festival 2017 Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Tuesday - 16 May 2017

Programme of international performances revealed for Hijinx Unity Festival 2017

With 50 days to go, Hijinx unveil the line up of disabled performers at this year’s Hijinx Unity Festival, 28 June - 2 July 2017.

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Intergenerational Project offers a glimpse of life with dementia Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Tuesday - 16 May 2017

Intergenerational Project offers a glimpse of life with dementia

A special evening at Pontio Arts and Innovation Centre on 23 May will mark the culmination of an intergenerational project between pupils from Ysgol Friars, Pontio’s BLAS youth participation project and residents of the Plas Hedd care home in Maesgeirchen, Bangor.

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Rubicon Dance Announced National Winner Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Friday - 12 May 2017

Rubicon Dance Announced National Winner

Tracey Brown was announced as the winner of the Creative & Cultural Skills Theatre Skills Award. The ceremony which took place on the evening 1st March 2017 celebrated activity taking place across the creative industries and the education sector which improves routes into work for young people.

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PONTIO HOSTS SPECIAL PREVIEW OF KING ARTHUR: LEGEND OF THE SWORD Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Thursday - 11 May 2017

PONTIO HOSTS SPECIAL PREVIEW OF KING ARTHUR: LEGEND OF THE SWORD

BAFTA Cymru and Pontio Arts and Innovation Centre in Bangor, North Wales are proud to announce a very special preview screening of the highly anticipated new epic film KING ARTHUR: LEGEND OF THE SWORD at Pontio’s Cinema at 8pm on Sunday 14 May

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Wales in Venice: James Richards Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Tuesday - 09 May 2017

Wales in Venice: James Richards

James Richards exhibits Music for the gift, a new body of work including a sound installation, video and photographic works, to represent Cymru yn Fenis Wales in Venice as a collateral event of the 57th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia.

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18 early-career artists and curators from Wales to set sail for Venice Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Tuesday - 09 May 2017

18 early-career artists and curators from Wales to set sail for Venice

Arts Council of Wales have announced that 18 individuals will be travelling to Venice with the Cymru yn Fenis Wales in Venice team for the prestigious international art exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia.

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Third International Dylan Thomas Day Celebrates with Worldwide Events Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Tuesday - 09 May 2017

Third International Dylan Thomas Day Celebrates with Worldwide Events

This year’s International Dylan Thomas Day will see events take place across the UK, as well internationally with celebrations in Italy, Australia, Sweden, Patagonia, Portugal, Ireland, and the United States.

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Oriel Davies Director Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Tuesday - 09 May 2017

Oriel Davies Director

Oriel Davies in Newtown, Powys, is a major mid-Wales contemporary art gallery in the portfolio of Arts Council Wales. Amanda Farr, the gallery’s Director for 18 very successful years, retired from the post at the end of 2016. The Board of Trustees are seeking an exceptional person to build on Amanda’s and the gallery’s success and to lead the gallery into its next phase, including exciting proposals for a major capital development, following a very positive feasibility study.

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Search is on for Wales’ future leaders Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Monday - 08 May 2017

Search is on for Wales’ future leaders

The British Council has launched Future Leaders Connect, a programme seeking exceptional individuals from across the UK and the world – to discuss the most significant global issues facing the next generation, and young people from Wales are invited to take part.

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Llun o'r Wobr - An image of the trophy Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Monday - 08 May 2017

Wales Book of the Year Review 2017

In January 2017 Literature Wales announced its decision to commission a review of the Wales Book of the Year Awards. Under increasing funding pressures in recent years, Literature Wales was eager to assess its business and administration models for Wales Book of the Year with the aim of identifying new, sustainable models which would enable the organisation to continue to run and develop the Awards year-on-year.

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2A Earth Core: The Hominin Project; Julian Ruddock Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Friday - 05 May 2017

2A Earth Core: The Hominin Project; Julian Ruddock

Art and science share many attributes, such as observation and experimentation, yet remain largely separate areas of enquiry. Bringing these two endeavours together in one project, this exhibition focuses on the science that seeks to understand the climatic environment of the distant past.

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Grow Wild Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Friday - 05 May 2017

Grow Wild

Are you 12-25 and creative? Looking for an opportunity to showcase your talents?

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