Hywel is a freelance graphic designer and has recently returned to Cardiff after living in London. The song was originally written in English and talks about Brexit, but when adapting the song to Welsh he changed its meaning. The song now talks about the light when someone is in a dark place.
Hawys and Gwion are currently studying their A Levels – Hawys is in Meirion Dwyfor College, Pwllheli; and Gwion is in Ysgol Brynrefail, Llanrug. The song was composed over Facetime, and talks about the daily battles people endure all over the world.
Betsan has been in a band since she was 18 years old - Alcatraz, Genod Droog, Johnny Panic, Daniel Lloyd a Mr Pinc and Gwdihw to name a few. It will be a dream come true for Betsan to sing on Cân i Gymru, and will be a big boost for her to create her own album. The song celebrates her love for her wife, Eleri.
A father and daughter have collaborated for the first time to write this personal song. Mari wrote the words and Geraint composed the melody. The song is about Mari's experiences of becoming a mother for the first time to Betsan, who's now two years old. Geraint has previously won Cân i Gymru in 1980 and 1982.