25 - 28 April 2019 | Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff

RawFfest - Youth Arts Festival

Category: Blog

07.03.19 7 Reasons Why Youth Projects Are Important For Young People

7 Reasons Why Youth Projects Are Important For Young People

Posted by Ruth in the Blog

There’s a lot of talk about getting young people involved in exercise and activities. But many miss the importance of arts projects to young people. There’s a lot more to it than just getting young people off the streets or ‘Fortnite’.

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20.02.19 ‘How art has helped me feel again’ – Meha's Youth Arts Story

‘How art has helped me feel again’ – Meha's Youth Arts Story

Posted by Ruth in the Blog

The arts have always been a part of my life. When I was a child, I would write down pages and pages of ideas for novels. I would spend hours creating characters and writing excerpts inspired by them. It got to the stage where for many years, notebooks were the only gifts given to me for my birthday. I would also draw the things that made me happy – beautiful animals and costumes for ‘older Meha’ to wear. It was a lot of fun.

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11.08.17  Q and A with Natasha Borton and Peter Slania!

Q and A with Natasha Borton and Peter Slania!

Posted by Ruth in the Blog

To get ourselves even MORE excited for RawFfest 2017, we decided to ask some of our fantastic performers, artists and workshop leaders a bit about themselves and what they’ll be bringing to the festival… Today we hear from Natasha Borton and Peter Slania.

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20.04.17 Why we love Llandudno

Why we love Llandudno

Posted by Ruth in the Blog

We can't wait to make Llandudno our home in August. One of our young people, Sioned, feels the same, and has written this terrific poem about it.

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14.08.16 A recipe for disaster, right...?!  WRONG!

A recipe for disaster, right...?! WRONG!

Posted by Ruth in the Blog

“For young people, by young people”. I bet that’s a recipe for disaster right? Wrong. It’s, a brilliant approach used in creating a unique and exciting new national youth arts festival in Wales called ‘RawFfest GwylGrai’.

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27.04.16 Chloe's Blog: Get Creative. Get Involved. Get RawFfest

Chloe's Blog: Get Creative. Get Involved. Get RawFfest

Posted by gazlawn in the Rawsome, Blog

RawFfest is a new youth arts festival for 14 – 25 year olds in Wales, which is fun, innovative and creative.

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27.04.16 #Rawsome time with RawFfest!

#Rawsome time with RawFfest!

Posted by gazlawn in the Rawsome, Blog

Hi, my name is Naureena and I’m 19 years old. I was born and currently live in Newport, which is the where the first EVER RawFfest GŵylGrai will be held. I’m currently on my gap year from education and I am hoping to go to University this year to study Law. Whilst on my gap year, I have been working at the Riverfront Theatre, which just so happens to be the venue for RawFfest 2016.

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27.04.16 Being creative is key – The power of the arts

Being creative is key – The power of the arts

Posted by gazlawn in the Blog

My name is Zoe Arundell, also known as the Zohan. My motto is live your life to the fullest because you don’t know what’s around the corner. You have one chance so love it and live it!

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27.04.16 My Experience of Raw Ffest/Gwyl Grai… So Far!

My Experience of Raw Ffest/Gwyl Grai… So Far!

Posted by gazlawn in the Blog

My name is Callum Bruce-Phillip, I am 17 (nearly 18) years old and I am part of the marketing team at Raw Ffest/Gwyl Grai. I first learned about the festival through the artistic director of Mess Up The Mess Theatre Company, for which I am a member.

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