|NAFOW details will be added to the website as they develop, see NAFOW 2014 brochure|
Marketplace and Brochure Advertising Forms are now available, more details...
|Click to Make Your Room Reservations for NAFOW 2014
at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, MN
| Only Men Aloud ~ this newly
re-formed premiere men's group from Wales brings a fresh look and sound
from Welsh male musicians. Directed by Tim Rhys Evans MBE.
|| Make your reservations now at the The 2014 NAFOW Headquarters Hotel Hyatt Regency in Minneapolis
MN and be in the center of festivities.
|| NWAF Awards Gala
|Tramor ~ featuring John Good
and his ensemble bring talents as a multi-instrumentalist,
Welsh piper, singer/songwriter, poet and storyteller bring a flavorof traditional Welsh music to the contempoary stage.
Awards Banquet and Entertainment ~ Presentation of the 2014 National
Welsh American Foundation Award winner with performances by the 2013 National Eisteddfod Blue Riband winner and by Welsh harpist, ElinorBennett.
We encourage you to participate in this time honored tradition, enter
to compete and show off your talents. Competitions in singing and
recitation, for all ages and skill levels. Entry forms online March 2014 or contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Welsh National Gymanfa Ganu, literally a "song gathering" held
Sunday afternoon and evening, congregational hymn singing in
both Welsh and English. Led by Meirwyn L. Walters, Esq.
part of the festival, we will be running several day tours, allowing
participants to get a feel for the local area. Explore the Twin
Cities highlights: history, culture, natural beauty, the Minnesota
Landscape Arboretum, a boat ride on a city lake, the architecture of Harry Wild Jones.
from Wales and North America on topics including Welsh language, music,
dance, films, customs, contemporary issues in Wales today and a
production of Dylan Thomas' Under Milk Wood.
|Marketplace & Tea Room
~ purchase Welsh souvenirs and speak to representatives of Welsh
groups in the Marketplace, meet fiends for a cup of tea and
Welsh cakes in the Tea Room. If you are a vendor and are interested in reserving a space contact email@example.com .|
Affiliated Welsh Organization Roundtable ~ This annual meeting is your chance to meet with other local Welsh representatives.
Informal Singing ~ Finish every memorable evening singing Welsh hymns and old favorites.
|The North American Festival of Wales is held in a different location each year, in either the US or
Canada on the shared Labor Day holiday weekend. Prepare yourself for
four full days of song, merriment and camaraderie with old and new
friends, celebrating the life, heritage and culture of Wales in
Minneapolis, Minnesota known as the cultural capital of the Midwest.|
|The 2014 North American Festival of Wales is sponsored by the Welsh North American Association |
with support from the Minnesota Welsh Association and the St. David's Society of Minnesota.