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NAFOW 2022 in Philadelphia Sept 1-4


This year’s North American Festival of Wales will take place in Philadelphia on September 1-4.
Room reservations are open already and festival registration will be opening soon.

Go to the NAFOW website for more information.


Once again, it’s time to enter the Eisteddfod of The North American Festival of Wales! There are several opportunities to compete, for those attending #NAFOW in Philadelphia (Aug. 31 – Sept. 4) or not, including:

  • POETRY COMPOSITION: Welsh Language and English Language, both for Adults (age 18+) and Youth (ages 11-17), each with a $250 grand prize. Entry deadline: JULY 22.

  • STAGE COMPETITIONS (Sat., Sept. 3 in Philadelphia): Solo Voice / Semi-Professional (for the Welsh North America Prize and a $3500 scholarship to travel to compete in Wales next year); Hymn Singing; Welsh Language Recitation and English Language Recitation. Entry deadlines: AUGUST 22 for singing competitions, no deadline for recitation competitions.

  • VISUAL ARTS: For popular viewing & voting in Philadelphia. Entry deadline (for title/description): AUGUST 22.

  • LIMERICK COMPOSITION: Something new & fun for Festival attendees… look for more updates at the webpage!

Click on the link for all the information and links you’ll need to enter… and for any questions please write to !