The dragon, daffodil and leek are among Wales' national symbols
Santes Dwynwen is the Welsh patron saint of love
Wales celebrates St David’s Day on 1 March
A fifth of the population speak Welsh – that’s around half a million people
Cardiff-born Roald Dahl has sold more than 250 million books worldwide
When Welsh people wish you 'Nadolig Llawen', they’re not just thinking about ordinary festivities. They're thinking about horses’ skulls, 3am hymn-singing, odd apples, mountain races and seaside swims too. Jude Rogers dips into the deep Welsh midwinter traditions
The Welsh were among the first to settle in the USA and Canada in the late seventeenth century, and the links between Wales and North America are still strong.