Côr Meibion Ystradgynlais
Llais Llafur/South Wales Voice report continued
Comments of the German people were of a similar nature, "The best choir ever to visit Gelsenkirchen. " Not only did the choir bring honour to Ystradgynlais, but also to the whole of Wales.
It was regrettable that the conductor, Mr. Emlyn Morgan could not accompany the choir to Germany, but tribute is paid to his work in training the choir. He can feel assured that his labour was not in vain. Praise also to Mr. Daniel Morgan, deputy conductor, and Madam Myra JonesDavies for carrying out their duties admirably.
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The Welsh guests received a civic reception, and were welcomed by Mr. Hubert Scharley, Lord Mayor of Gelsenkirchen, who said that another link in the chain of friendship had been forged. He thanked the visitors for helping to strengthen the contacts and friendships between the countries.
Councillor Idwal Borsden, wearing the Ystradgyrilais R.D.C. chairman's chain of office, thanked the Lord Mayor for a wonderful reception.
Mr. Alwyn Jones, chairman of the Ystradgynlais Choir, thanked the people of Gelsenkirchen for their wonderful hospitality, and also paid tribute to Mr. Selwyn Morris, choir organising secretary, for his work.
|Herr Hubert Scharley, Lord Mayor of Gelsenkirchen with Hans Sasser and Idwal Borsden|
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