Tomorrow (11 August) two familiar faces from the Football Association of Wales, Osian Roberts and Ian Gwyn Hughes will be inaugurated into the Gorsedd of the Bards at the National Eisteddfod of Wales in Bodedern.
Osian Roberts is Assistant Manager and Technical Director of Wales’ National Football Team while Ian Gwyn Hughes is Head of Communications. Both gave the Welsh language an international platform at Euro 2016 by conducting press conferences in Welsh for the first time at the tournament.
The honour annually recongises individual achievements and commitments to Wales, the Welsh language and their communities.
Osian Roberts and Ian Gwyn Hughes will both be accepted to the Blue Robes which honours individuals who have made a distinct contribution to their community or the nation and those who have specialised in the fields of Law, Science, Sports, Journalism or the Media.
The ceremony will take place at the Gorsedd Stones on the Eisteddfod field tomorrow at 11:00am free for anyone at the Eisteddfod to attend.