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21 negatives : b&w. 1960 National Eisteddfod, Cardiff.
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Images 2 - 3: One who attended the great reception in the Pavilion was Colonel Cennydd G Traherne, Glamorgan Lord Viceroy who addressed the crowd in Welsh which was well recieved. He had been learning the language for a while and had been practicing for this occasion on Monday.
Image 4: Leading the way in the Gorsedd on Tuesday morning. Dilwyn Miles, Cynan, William Morris and Archdruid Trefin.
Image 5: The bards on their way through the Maes towards the Pavilion and the stage and ceremony -- but there was no chairing of the bard. Archdruid Trefin, Crwys, Cynan, William Morris and Dilwyn Miles.
Images 6 - 9: The bards taking a walk around the Maes.
Image 10: New members of the Gorsedd at the Gorsedd Ceremony on Tuesday morning.
Image 11: The Archdruid on Tuesday morning.
Image 12: The Gorsedd ceremony in the morning sun by the castle. The Archdruid standing.
Image 13: Taking the sword from the swathe on the main stone on Tuesday morning.
Image 14: Archdruid Trefin during the Gorsedd Ceremony on Tuesday morning.
Image 15: Archdruid Trefin and Cynan receiving a new member to the Gorsedd.
Image 16: New members of the Gorsedd, just about to be ordained at the ceremony on Thursday morning.
Image 17: Members of the Eisteddfod council on the stage during the opening ceremony.
Image 18: Deudraeth band had plenty of supporters in Cardiff, and they came to admire the certificate for second prize in the C Class, held by the conductor, E A Humphreys after the competition on Monday.
Image 19: The journey had been long and expensive (over �450) for Caernarfon choir, conducted by Dilys Wynne Williams, before they appeared on stage on Monday. No prize either-- but their visit from the town that held last year's Eisteddfod was wonderful.
Image 20: Presenting the ' Cymro' cup to conductor of Ammanford Welsh Choir once again, in the Cardiff Eisteddfod. Hywel G Evans receives the cup.
Image 21: A special characteristic of this year's Eisteddfod was the industrial sections. Here, in a competition for miners, Ken Morgan and Byron Williams, Coed Duon show their skill with a steel rope. Their job is to 'cap' -- to place a cap on top of the wire. A job that they are obviously able to carry out in their best clothes Image 22: Ken Morgan and Byron Williams, Coed Duon competing in the industrial section.

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