Happy St David's Day 2012

Better get some leek soup in for later or even Welsh rarebit (cheese on toast).

For St David's Day on March 1st,  in this short video, Aled Jones explores the popularity of male voice choirs in Wales, past and present, and introduces inspirational hymns and songs from Treorchy, Fron and Only Men Aloud, as well as newcomers Only Boys Aloud. 

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Ian Hislop presents a fine 30 minute radio programme on the life of the monk, St David, patron saint of Wales here. 

You will need to advance the slider to about 2 mins 30 seconds for the start of this programme and it will only be available until Monday 5th March.

This is part of a series of programmes on the "real" patron saints of the UK, Scotland and Ireland. Others including St Patrick are here

                                                                 St David

Related Articles

St David's Life and teachings summary from BBC here
St David's Day celebrations from last year BBC site
Daffs and leeks - true Welsh Icons ? BBC site
Recipes for St David's Day from here
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