The Eisteddfod in English

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The National Eisteddfod is the largest cultural event of its kind in Europe. It takes place annually during the first week of August and this year it was held in Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, between 30th July and 6 August.

If you're not a Welsh speaker but would like to catch up with the results, video highlights, photos and news from this year's festival, we've got it all here for you to enjoy.

There's comprehensive results including video highlights of the top three competitors and videos of the five main ceremonies.

You'll also get to see all the best pictures from the event in our collection of galleries from the Eisteddfod

Features and Analysis

To mark the Eisteddfod in Abergavenny, we asked local experts to share their knowledge and passion for Monmouthshire in a series of features about the area.

Get the lowdown on the Eisteddfod

We also brought you all the lowdown on the Eisteddfod including a list of handy words and phrases and a map of the area with directions for getting to the maes.

If you're still not sure what the Eisteddfod's all about, check out our Eisteddfod essentials. And to really get to grips with the Eisteddfod's bardic traditions, its rituals and mystical symbolism, click around our interactive guide and check out our fantastic step by step iWonder guide to the festival and its fascinating history.

News from the festival

Throughout the week BBC Wales News online brought you all the top news stories from the Eisteddfod.

Radio and Television

BBC Cymru Wales' live coverage from the Eisteddfod was available on S4C with English language subtitles. Radio Wales also broadcast daily from the Eisteddfod, while Wales Today had reports from the Maes every evening at 6.30pm on BBC One Wales.

A guide to the Eisteddfod - what it's all about

To find out more about what the Eisteddfod is all about and its history, you can visit the Eisteddfod's official website. It includes all the information you're likely to need about the festival in both English and Welsh, whether you're a seasoned visitor or a first-timer.