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Aneirin Karadog is the new Bardd Plant Cymru | 11-Jun-13

Aneirin Karadog is the new Bardd Plant Cymru
 
Aneirin Karadog is the new Children's Poet Laureate of Wales

Publicity material for this announcement says:

At a ceremony last week at the Urdd Eisteddfod in Pembrokeshire, Eurig Salisbury the 2011-13 Bardd Plant Cymru (Children's Poet Laureate of Wales) announced that the next poet to take on the role will be Aneirin Karadog.
The performance poet is already a familiar household name, appearing on S4/C as a feature presenter on Heno and Sam ar y Sgrîn. He was also a prominent member of both Welsh Language pop group, Genod Droog, and the hip-hop duo Y Diwygiad.
Originally from Pontypridd, Aneirin now lives in Pontyberem with his wife Laura and their one year old daughter, Sisial. With a Welshman as a father and a mother from Brittany, Aneirin is fluent in Welsh, English, Breton, French and Spanish.
Lleucu Siencyn, the Chief Executive of Literature Wales said: 'We're looking forward to seeing how the multitalented Aneirin Karadog will use his skills as a rap artist, cynganeddwr, television presenter and linguist to inspire the next generation of young poets in Wales.'

You can apply for a workshop by contacting barddplantcymru@llenyddiaethcymru.org or by calling Literature Wales on 029 2047 2266. Please note that the demand is very high, and that there's no guarantee that every school who contacts will receive a visit.

Bardd Plant Cymru is a project supported by Literature Wales, the Welsh Books Council, S4C and Urdd Gobaith Cymru.
For more information about the Bardd Plant Cymru project visit: www.barddplantcymru.co.uk
Or follow Bardd Plant Cymru on Twitter @BarddPlant
Click here to read this article in full on the Literature Wales website.

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