Celebrate Saint David’s Day – Wales’ National Day

1st March is Saint David’s Day

(Welsh: Dydd Gŵyl Dewi, Welsh pronunciation: [dɨːð ɡʊɨl ˈdɛui]) is the feast day of Saint David, the patron saint of Wales, and falls on 1 March, the date of Saint David’s death in 589 AD.

Welsh people celebrate Saint David’s Day by wearing daffodils and leeks, which are recognised symbols of Wales and Saint David respectively, and wearing traditional Welsh dress.

Saint David's Day - Day of Wales - English Lesson

Find out more about Wales’ nation day on the BBC website

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1st March is Saint David’s Day (Welsh: Dydd Gŵyl Dewi, Welsh pronunciation: [dɨːð ɡʊɨl ˈdɛui]) is the feast day of Saint David, the patron saint of Wales, and falls on 1 March, the...
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