Ontario Welsh Festival

We had a wonderful weekend at the 2024 Ontario Welsh Festival in Stratford, Ontario at the Best Western Arden Park Hotel and the Avondale United Church. Join us next year in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada on April 25-27, 2025. Check back for more info or subscribe to the Mailing List.

The Schedule page shows the overview of the 2024 Festival weekend.

The Voices of Wales concert featuring award-winning soloists Steffan Lloyd Owen, Baritone and Trystan Llŷr Griffiths, Tenor accompanied by Rhiannon Pritchard was a tremendous success on Sat. April 20, 2024 at the Avondale United Church in Stratford, Ontario. Their participation in the Noson Lawen was much appreciated as well!

Sheryl Clay-Newell was this year’s recipient of The Gold Award and received her award at the Gold Award Celebration Banquet on Sat. April 20, 2024.

Much fun was had at the Noson Lawen, Language Seminar, Dramatically Different Stratford Tour, and the Gymanfa Ganu!

We are so grateful that this Festival established in 1961 can continue. We appreciate the support of our volunteers and Festival attendees. As many of you know, we operate the Festival on a shoestring budget, and donations are welcomed . If you would like to make a cheque donation (made out to Ontario Gymanfa Ganu Association), please email fundraising@ontariowelshfestival.ca for mailing address information (it changes annually). Sponsorship opportunities will also be available at registration time.

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