I wonder, does music reflect who we are and bring us together? Beth wyt ti'n meddwl?
What is the Eurovision song contest?
How does music make you feel?
This year the Eurovision song contest was due to be help in the Ukraine. However, as it is too dangerous to do so, it was hosted in Liverpool. Click the picture below to hear more about it.
1. Research how Liverpool reflected The Ukraine’s culture over the weekend. How might this have made British and Ukrainian people feel?
Click the picture to read more about it, you can also listen to the article.
You could write your answer using bullet points, this will help you to summarise and use your own words:
Liverpool reflected Ukraine's culture by:
- Selling food from Ukraine
British people might feel:
Ukrainian people might feel:
- Sad but happy
2. Read Tom Jones’ ‘Green, green grass of home’ lyrics. What does ‘home’ mean to you?
Draw/paint/create a picture
Write a poem/song entitled 'Home'
Write a speech entitled 'Home'
The old hometown looks the same As I step down from the train And there to meet me is my mama and papa
Down the road I look and there runs Mary Hair of gold and lips like cherries It's good to touch the green, green grass of home
Yes, they'll all come to meet me Arms reaching, smiling sweetly It's good to touch the green, green grass of home
The old house is still standing Though the paint is cracked and dry And there's that old oak tree that I used to play on Down the lane, I walk with my sweet Mary Hair of gold and lips like cherries It's good to touch the green, green grass of home
Then I awake and look around me At four grey walls that surround me And I realize, yes, I was only dreaming For there's a guard and there's a sad, old padre On and on, we'll walk at daybreak Again, I'll touch the green, green grass of home
Yes, they'll all come to see me In the shade of that old oak tree As they lay me 'Neath the green, green grass of home
3. What does the Eurovision slogan ‘United by Music’ mean to you? What does it mean to your peers? What does it mean to your teacher?
4. What story do the scores of the Eurovision tell?
5. Beth ydy dy hoff can?
Beth ydy dy hoff canwr?
Fy hoff can ydy... achos mae'n...
Fy hoff canwr ydy... achos mae'n...
Ymlacio - Relaxing
Cyffrous - Exciting
Hapus - Happy
Araf - Slow
Cyflym - Fast
Cwl - Cool
Trist - Sad