Cân i Gymru celebrates its’ 50th Birthday

Margaret Williams, Bryn Fôn, Caryl Parry Jones, Elin Fflur – all are giants of the Welsh entertainment industry and all have won the coveted Cân i Gymru (Song for Wales) trophy over the last 50 years.

This iconic Welsh television programme will be celebrating its' 50th anniversary in March 2019 and organisers are gearing up for a very special event.

With a first prize of £5,000 for the winning song and £2,000 for second and £1,000 for third – what better reason to put the words and music together and compete in Cân i Gymru 50.

There's plenty of time for you to perfect your entry – the closing date is 5pm, Friday, January 4, 2019.

The show will take place on Friday, March 1 as part of S4C's St David's Day celebrations – presenters on the night will be Elin Fflur and Trystan Ellis-Morris.

All the details about the competition and the application form can be found online at s4c.cymru/canigymru50.

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