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It is that time of year again… the nights are drawing in, the temperature is dropping and the AVC Cena and Dance is fast approaching. We hope to see as many Bardigani there are possible; it is always a fun filled evening for all ages and a chance to catch up with friends.
Each Summer the Welsh (and English and American) -Italians take time out of their busy schedules and return to Bardi. With more bars per square inch than San Antonio, Ibiza, festas like Festa del Imigrante or bands like Jam with Robina playing, there is always something to do.
Arandora Star Memorabilia gallery pictures prodived by collector John Sidoli. A South Wales commitee has been formed to come up with an action plan soon to be published, to put a significant memorial to The Arandora Star disaster here in South Wales.
31 maggio – E arrivato, ospite di Bardi, per tre giorni, proveniente da Montidelli dove ha tenuto il suo primo spettacolo nella chiesa di San Donnino Martire nella serata del 30, il famoso CORO MASCHILE DI CWMBACH GALLES che si e esibito, in serata, nella sala germitissima dell’auditorium di San Francesco.
Article originally by Dave Edwards (walesonline.co.uk) Dispite being 91 years old, Italian-born Luisa Carpanini loves nothing more than sitting in her cafe chatting to customers. Luisa, who was born in Bardi, opened the Cardiff Arms Cafe, Bute Street, with her husband Ernesto in 1947.
By Mario Basini Location: Liverpool, England Along with thousands of others in Italian families throughout Britain, part of my mother died beneath the cold waters of the Atlantic one grey morning in July 1940. She had arrived in Wales 16 years before, a wild-eyed peasant girl from the hamlet of Pietranera on the road north from Bardi, then in the Province of Piacenza, to Boccolo dei Tassi.
There is always a festa going on somewhere in the Comune di Bardi throughout the year; you can download a complete calendar here.
Jam with Robina do Bardi (again) It is that time of year when half of the South Wales valleys empty and head for the sleepy village of Bardi (which is fast becoming the “Monte Carlo” of Italy). With that in mind Jam with Robina are proud to announce the details of their annual motherland concert!
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