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CARDIFF
 Cardiff began as a Roman fort
 Robert Fitzhamon built a wooden
castle within the walls of the old
Roman fort and a smal...
Cardiff castle
 The Glamorganshire Canal was
build in the 1790’s by The Bute
 The first docks were build in
1839 by the «forefathers of...
Cardiff Docks—from where coal was
shipped throughout the world
 In 1955 Cardiff won the capital city status due to
its long association with coal and its diverse
population
 Cardiff h...
 Today Cardiff is the youngest and most dynamic, non-
purpose built Capital City in Europe
 It's a great place to visit ...
Sights and
attractions
The Pierhead Building and the Senedd
the National
Assembly for Wales
The Cardiff Castle
a major tourist
attraction
The National History Museum
The City Hall
Edwardian
Baroque style
The Cardiff University
number 122 of
the world's top
universities
The Welsh National War Memorial
the First
and Second
World Wars
 On the 1st Saturday
in November (Since
1981)
 This is the largest
annual fireworks event
in Wales and one of
the larges...
The Great British Cheese Festival
 On the last weekend of every September (s. 2008)
 Britain’s Biggest Cheese Festival i...
Cardiff Mardi Gras
 On the 1st Saturday in
September
 The biggest annual gay
and lesbian party in
Wales
Cardiff Winter Wonderland
 With over 6 weeks of skating
on offer from the 17th of
November to the 2nd of
January 2012
 E...
Cardiff Festival
 July-August
 The UK’s largest free
outdoor festival
Famous
Cardiffians
Richard Marquand (1938 -1987)
o Star Wars Episode VI
Return of the Jedi
Brian David Josephson (born 1940)
o a Nobel Prize laureate
in 1973
o predicted the
eponymous Josephson
effect for
supercon...
Howard Stringer (born 1942)
o the president of
SONY Corporation
since April 2009
o net worth is about
$60 million
o a form...
Mathew Bevan aka Kuji
o hacked Air Force Base
Research Laboratory in
New York
o "nearly started a third
world war"
o Kuji ...
Ivor Novello
o big hit was
"Keep the
Home Fires
Burning"
o enormously
popular
during the
First World
War
Ivor Novello
Awar...
Shirley Bassey
theme songs to
the James Bond films
Super Furry Animals
psychedelic rock
and electronic experimentation
Paulo Radmilovic
o four gold
medals across
three
successive
Olympic Games
o water polo
player and
swimmer
Colin Jackson
o sprint and
hurdling athlete
o 12.91 seconds
for the 110 m
o three-times
world champion
Barri Griffiths aka Mason Ryan
o "Celtic Warrior" or
"Smackdown Warrior"
o professional
wrestler and
former Gladiators
com...
Thank you
for your
attention :)
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  1. 1. CARDIFF
  2. 2.  Cardiff began as a Roman fort  Robert Fitzhamon built a wooden castle within the walls of the old Roman fort and a small settlement grew up around it
  3. 3. Cardiff castle
  4. 4.  The Glamorganshire Canal was build in the 1790’s by The Bute  The first docks were build in 1839 by the «forefathers of Cardiff»  Cardiff became the biggest coal-exporting port in the world
  5. 5. Cardiff Docks—from where coal was shipped throughout the world
  6. 6.  In 1955 Cardiff won the capital city status due to its long association with coal and its diverse population  Cardiff has describes itself as «Europe’s youngest capital»
  7. 7.  Today Cardiff is the youngest and most dynamic, non- purpose built Capital City in Europe  It's a great place to visit and the ideal base from which to explore the coast, culture and heritage of Wales and western Britain. The Sci-Fi programs Torchwood and Doctor Who are filmed in the City, as well as the Welsh drama 'Caerdydd"
  8. 8. Sights and attractions
  9. 9. The Pierhead Building and the Senedd the National Assembly for Wales
  10. 10. The Cardiff Castle a major tourist attraction
  11. 11. The National History Museum
  12. 12. The City Hall Edwardian Baroque style
  13. 13. The Cardiff University number 122 of the world's top universities
  14. 14. The Welsh National War Memorial the First and Second World Wars
  15. 15.  On the 1st Saturday in November (Since 1981)  This is the largest annual fireworks event in Wales and one of the largest in the UK
  16. 16. The Great British Cheese Festival  On the last weekend of every September (s. 2008)  Britain’s Biggest Cheese Festival in Cardiff Castle
  17. 17. Cardiff Mardi Gras  On the 1st Saturday in September  The biggest annual gay and lesbian party in Wales
  18. 18. Cardiff Winter Wonderland  With over 6 weeks of skating on offer from the 17th of November to the 2nd of January 2012  Every winter the lawn in front of Cardiff City Hall is transformed into a magical Winter Wonderland skating rink
  19. 19. Cardiff Festival  July-August  The UK’s largest free outdoor festival
  20. 20. Famous Cardiffians
  21. 21. Richard Marquand (1938 -1987) o Star Wars Episode VI Return of the Jedi
  22. 22. Brian David Josephson (born 1940) o a Nobel Prize laureate in 1973 o predicted the eponymous Josephson effect for superconductors o tried to scientifically explain the phenomena of telepathy and telekinesis
  23. 23. Howard Stringer (born 1942) o the president of SONY Corporation since April 2009 o net worth is about $60 million o a former president of CBS News
  24. 24. Mathew Bevan aka Kuji o hacked Air Force Base Research Laboratory in New York o "nearly started a third world war" o Kuji Media Corporation
  25. 25. Ivor Novello o big hit was "Keep the Home Fires Burning" o enormously popular during the First World War Ivor Novello Awards o one of the most popular British entertainer s of the first half of the 20th century
  26. 26. Shirley Bassey theme songs to the James Bond films
  27. 27. Super Furry Animals psychedelic rock and electronic experimentation
  28. 28. Paulo Radmilovic o four gold medals across three successive Olympic Games o water polo player and swimmer
  29. 29. Colin Jackson o sprint and hurdling athlete o 12.91 seconds for the 110 m o three-times world champion
  30. 30. Barri Griffiths aka Mason Ryan o "Celtic Warrior" or "Smackdown Warrior" o professional wrestler and former Gladiators competitor
  31. 31. Thank you for your attention :)

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