1950 in Wales

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1950
in
Wales
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1950 in
The United Kingdom
Ireland
Scotland

This article is about the particular significance of the year 1950 to Wales and its people.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

Arts and literature[edit]

  • The first Welsh Drama Festival is held.
  • American photojournalist W. Eugene Smith visits the UK to take photographs of working-class; three of those published are of the South Wales valleys.

Awards[edit]

  • National Eisteddfod of Wales (held in Caerphilly) (first "all-Welsh" Eisteddfod)
  • National Eisteddfod of Wales: Chair - Gwilym Tilsley
  • National Eisteddfod of Wales: Crown - Euros Bowen
  • National Eisteddfod of Wales: Prose Medal - withheld

New books[edit]

English language[edit]

Welsh language[edit]

Music[edit]

Film[edit]

Broadcasting[edit]

Sports[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About Us". Welsh Ladies Indoor Bowling Association website. Welsh Ladies Indoor Bowling Association. 2008. Retrieved 2009-07-13.