Dewi Sant Celebrations Herald Spring

Cardiff was alive with color today as the nation celebrated Dewi Sant (St David’s) Day, the 6th century CE patron saint of Wales. Yellow daffodil brooches, green leeks pinned to hats, flags with red dragons and vibrant smiles were abundant even as the sun faded and true Welsh weather won out once again. Here are some of the faces who joined in the celebration on what the Welsh call: “the first day of spring”!

The BBC covered the military honors in Cardiff Bay as well as other, regional St David’s Day celebrations.

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