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July 5, 2013

Welsh poet and broadcaster Ifor ap Glyn

Ifor ap Glyn, Welsh poet and broadcaster, came to the 2013 Smithsonian Folklife Festival to talk with audiences about the power of language in culture. He read this poem on second childhoods in both Welsh and English.

Video by Michael Headley
Interview by Sam Wharton
Audio by Kylie Shryock and Sara Legg
Editing by Charles Weber and Alexander Jusdanis

  • GerryinOz

    Beautiful, works for grandchildren too. Relax, enjoy the childhood and enjoy yourmortality.