A — 3: beating with dance and theatrical performances
B — 5: which features music, film, literature and graphics
C — 1: joining some of Wales’ most talented musicians
D — 4: from pantomimes to Christmas tree celebrations
E — 7: that usually attract hundreds of theatre lovers
F — 6: from international names to family-run guest houses
Lots of fun in Cardiff
As you would expect of a capital city, Cardiff offers a huge choice of exciting sport and entertainment throughout the year.
Every March the city celebrates St. David, Wales’ patron saint, with parades and music. August sees the International Festival of Street Entertainment, with the heart of the city __beating with dance and theatrical performances__. Family fun days in the parks and at the waterfront are part of this sensational summer scene. Brass and military bands are often to be seen on Cardiff s streets. Between May and October the world’s only seagoing paddle steamer cruises from Cardiff’s seaside resort.
In autumn the fun continues with Cardiff s Festival of the Arts __which features music, film, literature and graphics__. Music is at the centre of the festival, with international stars __joining some of Wales’ most talented musicians__. Christmas in Cardiff is full of colour and festivities. The truly spectacular Christmas illuminations have earned Cardiff the title of «Christmas City». And there is entertainment for all the family, __from pantomimes to Christmas tree celebrations__.
There is always something happening in Cardiff. The BBC National Orchestra of Wales and Welsh National Opera can both be heard here. Cardiff previews many London «West End» shows __that usually attract hundreds of theatre lovers__.
The city’s range of accommodation facilities is truly impressive, __from international names to family-run guest houses__. And with a city as compact as Cardiff there are places to stay in all price brackets.