Welsh community invites all to celebrate St. David’s Day

The local Welsh community will be celebrating upcoming St. David’s Day with a Welsh tea at Lebo and special concert at Emporia.

The tea will be held 1:30-3:30 p.m. March 2, 2017, at the Lebo United Methodist Church, and is billed as an informal gathering in a Welsh-flavored setting of daffodils and Welsh memorabilia, where Welsh camaraderie, Welsh cakes, and tea highlight the celebration of St. David’s Day.

The 129th annual St. David’s Day Concert, presented by the St. David’s Society of Kansas, will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 5, 2017, at Emporia Presbyterian Church, West Campus, 1702 W. 15th St. Featured conductor and guest soloist will be Eluned Jones. A reception will follow the concert.

Admission to both events is free. For more information about either event, contact Paula Evans at 620-256-6687.

St. David’s Day, March 1, is celebrated in honor Saint David, the patron saint of Wales. In Wales, St. David’s Day is observed as public holiday, and celebrations are held worldwide in remembrance of Welsh culture and Welsh origins.


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