The dragon, daffodil and leek are among Wales' national symbols
Santes Dwynwen is the Welsh patron saint of love
Wales celebrates St David’s Day on 1 March
Journalist Carolyn Hitt explores how Welsh rugby is linked to Welsh identity and values.
Learn about Wales' fascinating history and discover a country full of rich culture, heritage and tradition.
Actress Eve Myles learnt Welsh from scratch for her role in the popular bilingual BBC TV drama, Keeping Faith. Read on to find out her tips and tricks for learning a language and speaking like a native.
Cardiff-born Roald Dahl has sold more than 250 million books worldwide
When Welsh people wish you 'Nadolig Llawen', they’re not just thinking about ordinary festivities. They're thinking about horses’ skulls, 3am hymn-singing, odd apples, mountain races and seaside swims too. Jude Rogers dips into the deep Welsh midwinter traditions
In the darkest months of the Welsh year, a white horse appears: the mysterious, menacing Mari Lwyd. Jude Rogers steps into one of Wales' most eerie midwinter traditions and uncovers the origins and regional variations of the Mari Lwyd.
The Welsh were among the first to settle in the USA and Canada in the late seventeenth century, and the links between Wales and North America are still strong.
The incredible tale of why 150 people set up a remote Welsh settlement in South America.
A fifth of the population speak Welsh – that’s around half a million people
Wales' Well-being of Future Generations Act is the first law in the world that addresses global problems like climate change, poverty health and inequalities.