On April the 25th people all over Wales, UK will be celebrating Saint David’s Day (Welsh: Dydd Gŵyl Dewi), and while I do understand that most people will not, and indeed never even heard of it I would like to try to bring you something related to it. While not everyone will have heard of Saint David and many other unusual Saints I still thought it would be fun to bring you this lot…
BONUS CONTENT: Top 10 Facts About Saint David’s Day
10 – “MuuuuuuaaaaaaaaaaaaaHHhhHHHH!!!” Original Source Used: >> Click Here <<
FACT: Many people in Wales will wear one or both of the national emblems of Wales: The daffodil (which is in season during March) or the Leek (Saint David’s symbol.)
9 – “Worst Lunchbox….EVER!” Original Source Used: >> Click Here <<
FACT: All over Wales people will be celebrating this day drinking alcohol all day, but Saint David himself abstained from drinking and advised others to do the same!
8 – “Dragon make the best pillows!” Original Source Used: >> Click Here <<
FACT: Here is a strange one for you today Mickey and Minnie will turn Welsh and celebrate St David’s day at Disneyland Paris because due to an agreement with the European Union they have to!
7 – “If he says Giddy up one…more…time!” Original Source Used: >> Click Here <<
FACT: All over Wales we will be eating a Welsh stew called Cawl which containing lamb and leeks, is traditionally consumed by everyone only on St. David’s Day. (But I like to have it at least once a month.)
6 – “Don’t do it cat, I will tear you limb from limb!” Original Source Used: >> Click Here <<
FACT: While all over the UK local councils are cutting their budget, in many areas of north Wales the Saint David’s Day annual parades have seen their budgets increased despite it being cut from other more emergency services!
5 – He always does this every Saint David day. Original Source Used: >> Click Here <<
FACT: Every year parades are held all over Wales to commemorate Saint David day, but the largest of all of them is in Cardiff and is formally attended by either the British Monarch or the Prince of Wales!
4 – “BRING IT ON FLAME BOY!” Original Source Used: >> Click Here <<
FACT: Saint David’s Day is not a national holiday anywhere other than Wales in the United Kingdom, but strangely it is celebrated by several states in the United States of America!
3 – “Oh Mr Dragon, you always seem to know where my sweet spot is.” Original Source Used: >> Click Here <<
FACT: In the 18th century a custom had arisen of confectioners producing “taffies” which were gingerbread figures baked in the shape of a Saint David riding a goat! And that is why people often call people from Wales “Taffs”
2 – Dragon Cuddles Original Source Used: >> Click Here <<
FACT: It was not until late in the 18th century though that St David’s Day was declared a national day of celebration in Wales until then it was just a normal day.
1 – Worst ticks ever!!! Original Source Used: >> Click Here <<
FACT: St David’s Day falls every year on the 1st of March and is the date patron saint of Wales, St. David died in 589!