The chorus of the song comes crashing down in an irresistible wave. You may not have any clue what the words mean, but that's OK. Neither do many of the people singing it. The name of the tune is “Yma o Hyd.” It was released in 1983 by Dafydd Iwan, ...

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Yma O Hyd lyrics, meaning and how it became a Wales football anthem

The song has soared in popularity and is now the official anthem for Wales' World Cup campaign.

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Mural of Aaron Ramsey in Newport Market ahead of tonight's match against USA

The painting is one of a series of murals of Welsh footballing heroes around Wales, with Gareth Bale, Harry Wilson, Joe Allen, Joe Rodon, and Rhys Norrington Davies having all appeared in areas they are linked with.

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Wales’s football revolution is born of tears, pride, fan culture and radical history | Elis James

This national team is no longer defined by failure on the pitch but appearing at a World Cup takes national harmony to a new level.

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Yma o Hyd, the stirring anthem that has become part of the Welsh DNA

A little-known song written 40 years ago by Welsh nationalist singer Dafydd Iwan has become an anthem for Wales' football team.

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New video teaches people how to sing ‘Yma o Hyd’ – with a bitesize history of Wales and the Welsh language

The song Yma o Hyd has become an anthem for the Welsh Football team and in a way a second anthem for Wales. Mentrau Iaith have worked with CânSing to create resources that are available for everybody to learn to sing Yma o Hyd including a BSL (British ...

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Watch: The Channel 4 reporter who loves playing Yma o Hyd

Ciaran Jenkins is a man who loves music and loves football. It was only natural then that the TV reporter who is Channel 4's Scotland correspondent, should record a video of himself playing Dafydd Iwan's omnipresent anthem Yma o Hyd to mark Cymru's ...

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Ceredigion children send good luck message to Welsh team ahead of World Cup opener | cambrian-news.co.uk

CHILDREN from across Ceredigion have recorded a video singing Yma o Hyd as a good luck message to the Welsh team ahead of their World Cup opener against the USA later today.

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The special version of Yma o Hyd making the World Cup anthem 'accessible to all' | ITV News

The alternative version of Dafydd Iwan's iconic Yma o Hyd has been viewed tens of thousands of times already. | ITV News Wales.

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Wales savour their moment in time after 64 years away

Unless you're old enough to remember 1958, or young enough not to recall a time before 2016, the idea of Wales playing at a World Cup has felt like a fantasy for most of your life. To be a Welsh football fan is to hope. But for even the most optimistic ...

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