ADVOCACY: on behalf of the traditional folk arts

Traditional arts are a cornerstone of social cohesion and an expression of Wales’ distinctive history, language, culture and way of life. Gregynog Declaration

trac advocates in a number of arenas on behalf of the traditional arts community.

  • Gregynog Declaration – the traditional arts landscape in 2003
  • Maniffesto – research into priorities, 2015
  • The Senedd – we’ve briefed Ministers and hosted the folk event trac Senedd
  • APPG Folk Arts – trac Patron, Kevin Brennan MP chairs this cross-party group at Westminster

trac is on the committees of:

  • Ty Cerdd
  • Visit Wales Cultural Tourism Partnership
  • National Eisteddfod Panel on Folk Music
  • Cymdeithas Alawon Gwerin Cymru
  • Music Partnership Forum Wales
  • Storytelling In Wales

and has worked in partnership with many organisations in Wales, including

  • Clera
  • Cymdeithas Ddawns Genedlaethol Cymru
  • Cymdeithas Alawon Gwerin Cymru
  • Cymdeithas Cerdd Dant
  • Wales Arts International
  • Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru
  • Urdd Gobaith Cymru
  • Wales Millennium Centre
  • St David’s Hall, Cardiff (Folk Proms)
  • CânSing
  • Making Music
  • Community Music Wales
  • University of Wales, Bangor
  • S4C
  • BBC Radio Wales & Radio Cymru
  • Cwlwm Celtaidd Interceltic Festival
  • Green Man Festival

trac encourages participation in our music, song and dance traditions - throughout Wales, in both languages and by people of all ages and abilities

TAKING PART

The folk arts in communities

ON STAGE

Creativity and artist development

ADVOCACY

On behalf of the traditional folk arts

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