WHAT THE PARADE AIMS TO DO
honour Wales' patron saint David - Dewi Sant and to be an inclusive celebration
of Welshness for all who live in Wales from whatever background. An opportunity
for those who live in Wales regardless of age, ethnic or social background.
Those of Welsh descent (and those who quite simply want to be Welsh) to
join a dignified and imaginative celebration of Welsh heritage and culture.
A celebration of what it means to be Welsh.
To transform the national
and international perception of St David's Day as a Welsh national day
- just as the Irish have done so successfully on St Patrick's Day all
over the world - and make the occasion an unashamed and proud celebration
of Welshness brimming with enthusiasm, creative energy, new ideas and
new perceptions, to make Wales's national day a happy and unforgettable
experience for all taking part.
create energy, enthusiasm and innovation at home and to raise the profile
of Wales in the world, projecting a positive image of Wales internationally
as an outward-looking, mature and self-confident nation, opening up marketing
opportunities and activities in the wider world. ...more