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Traveline Cymru partners with Sinemaes for the National Eisteddfod 2019

25 July 2019

Sinemaes is an innovate and collaborate project co-ordinated by BAFTA Cymru, who bring together partners from across the Welsh film and television industry to offer film-related activities, screenings and masterclasses to attendees at the National Eisteddfod.

The National Eisteddfod is a weeklong celebration of Wales’ rich language and culture. The festival, which will be held in Llanrwst between the 3rd and 10th August, travels between North and South Wales alternately each year.

Traveline Cymru are thrilled to be a partnering with Sinemaes for this year’s event as they continue to help audiences discover more about Welsh screen talent and opportunities for their future through the medium of Welsh.

This is the fourth time that Sinemaes has featured at the National Eisteddfod, having first burst onto the scene in 2016. The festival’s 150,000 visitors will have the opportunity to visit the Sinemaes’ tent along the Maes and engage with a range of activities across an exciting 8-day programme. This includes screenings of new and archive films, workshops for children, discussion panels, networking events and masterclasses, all with the aim of promoting Welsh screen content. 


Programme highlights include:

  • Saturday 3rd August- Showing: Sali Mali’s 50th birthday collection
  • Monday 5th August- Choose your favourite Welsh language TV programme: RTS Cymru at 60
  • Tuesday 6th August- Workshop: Into Film Cymru
  • Wednesday 7th August- Showing and Discussion: The Climate’s Next Challenge
  • Thursday 8th August- Celebration and Discussion: Remembering Heulwen Haf
  • Friday 9th August- Workshop with members of the Pobol y Cwm scriptwriting team
  • Friday 9th August- Presentation: When is a Location not a Location? – Gareth Skelding
  • Saturday 10th August- Presentation: Living Memories – Film and Memory Therapy


You can find the full Sinemaes 2019 programme here.


For more information, please visit the Sinemaes or National Eisteddfod website.


Sinemaes is co-ordinated by BAFTA Cymru with the following partners: 

Into Film Cymru, RTS Wales, The National Screen and Sound Archive of Wales, Film Hub Wales, Chapter, BBC Cymru Wales, BFI NET.WORK, TAC, Gorilla and S4C. Additional content is provided by It’s My Shout, PICS Film Festival, Coleg Cenedlaethol Cymru and Cardiff Metropolitan University.

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