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Icons of Wales

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Mateusz Woźniak

on 18 November 2014

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Transcript of Icons of Wales

Buildings and structures
Food and drinks
History and legend
Capital: Cardiff
part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain
Motto: "Cymru am byth" "Wales for ever"
Anthem: "Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau" "Land of My Fathers"
Icons of Wales
Anthony Hopkins is a Welsh actor of film, stage, and television, and a composer and painter
Christian Bale is a actor who won over 30 Best Supporting Actor awards and the British Actor of the Year Award for his role in in the 2010 film, The Fighter
Ryan Giggs is a Distinguished Welsh midfielder who began his long, 20-plus year career with Manchester United in 1990 and competed for the Wales national team from 1991 to 2007

King Arthur is a legendary British leader of the late 5th and early 6th centuries, who, according to medieval histories and romances, led the defence of Britain against Saxon invaders in the early 6th century.
Saint David (Welsh: Dewi Sant; ) was a Welsh bishop of Menevia during the 6th century; he was later regarded as a saint. He is the patron saint of Wales.
Edward Williams, better known by his bardic name Iolo Morganwg , (10 March 1747 – 18 December 1826) was an influential Welsh antiquarian, poet, collector, and literary forger.
Catherine Zeta-Jones is a movie acress who won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Chicago, and played roles in Entrapment and Traffic
Bonnie Tyler is a Welsh singer who sang the hit song "Total Eclipse of the Heart" in 1983 and has released other hits like "More Than a Lover" and "Making Love Out of Nothing at All."
Welsh dresser
Piece of wooden furniture consisting of drawers and cupboards in the lower part, with shelves and perhaps a sideboard on top
The Welsh hat worn by women as part of Welsh national costume is a tall stovepipestyle hat, similar to a top hat, or the capotain. It is still worn by women, and particularly schoolgirls, in Wales on St David's Day, but rarely on other occasions.
The Welsh hat
Lovespoon is a wooden spoon decoratively carved that was traditionally presented
as a gift of romantic intent.
National Museum Cardiff
Is a museum and art gallery in Cardiff, Wales. The museum is part of the wider network of Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales
St Davids Cathedral (Welsh: Eglwys Gadeiriol Tyddewi), is situated in St Davids in the county of Pembrokeshire, on the most westerly point of Wales.
St David's Cathedral
There was a motte-and-bailey castle in the town of Caernarfon from the late 11th century until 1283 when King Edward I of England began replacing it with the current stone structure
Caernarfon Castle
It ss a hard, white cheese. Caerphilly is a light-coloured (almost white), crumbly cheese made from cow's milk, and generally has a fat content of around 48%. It has a mild taste, with its most noticeable feature being a not unpleasant slightly sour tang.
It is a traditional Welsh vegetarian sausage for which the main ingredients are cheese (usually Caerphilly), leeks and breadcrumbs.
Glamorgan sausage
Sometimes known as "speckled bread" , can be either a yeast bread enriched with dried fruit or something more like a fruitcake made with self-raising flour . It is traditionally made with raisins, currants and candied peel.
Bara brith
Or Welsh rabbit is a dish made with a savoury sauce of melted cheese and various other ingredients and served hot, after being poured over slices of toasted bread,or the hot cheese sauce may be served in a chafing dish like a fondue, accompanied by sliced, toasted bread.
Welsh rarebit
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