BBC Welsh hymn series celebrates 75 years
THE BBC radio series of Welsh hymn-singing, Caniadaeth y Cysegr, is celebrating 75 years on air this month. It is broadcast on BBC Radio Cymru, on Sunday afternoons.
Caniadaeth y Cysegr was first aired on the BBC Home Service on 15 February 1942, Radio Times records suggest; the same year as Desert Island Discs.
It was presented by Idris Lewis, with the male choir Cantorion Llanelli, conducted by D. H. Lewis. Other radio programmes on that ...
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