The patron Saint of
St David was a Celtic monk, abbot and bishop from an aristocratic family in
On this day children dress in traditional Welsh costumes, enjoy traditional Welsh dances, sing Welsh folk songs and recite Welsh poems in schools and at local concerts and song and poetry competitions, or eisteddfodau to give them their Welsh name.
The Welsh flag with its proud Welsh dragon flies from public buildings and hangs from many private houses. The traditional St David's day meal includes cawl, a type of clear, lamb stew seasoned with leeks, and served with bread and cheese.
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