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Amdani – Learn Welsh Festival of Reading 2023

Croeso! Welcome to Amdani - Learn Welsh Festival of Reading 2023. This year’s virtual festival was held between 28 February – 4 March. You can catch up on the events and activities on this page. Diolch yn fawr to everyone for joining us. 

The festival celebrates the popular Amdani series of books for Welsh learners, which includes various titles, from autobiographies and detective novels to romance, humour and short story compilations. The festival also highlights the numerous opportunities to enjoy reading in Welsh. 

This is the third Amdani festival – you can catch up on the 2022 festival here and 2021 festival here.

Thank you to our partners - Cyngor Llyfrau Cymru and Golwg 360.


Amdani story writing competition

Thank you to everyone who competed in our story writing competition. Congratulations to the top three.

The winning stories have been published here so please take a moment to read them and enjoy!  

1st - Alba Barranco Garcia  

2nd - Elinor Cotton

3rd - Pablo Sanz Garcia


We have published a magazine to celebrate that the Amdani series is five years old. The magazine features interviews, a short story and the latest news about the Amdani series. Click here to read the magazine

Amdani magazine

Enjoy reading Welsh books with your children – a guide for Welsh learners

This guide gives suggestions of Welsh language books to read with your children. Click here to read the guide

Canllaw i rieni

Question and answer articles 

A series of Q&As were published during the festival. You can read them by clicking on the tiles below.  

Welsh bookshops

Use this map to find a Welsh bookshop in your area.