SNPA head of Education Naomi Jones said: "During the centenary year of Hedd
Wyn's death and considering the coverage given to Yr Ysgwrn and Hedd
Wyn, this isn't surprising.
manager Carys Owen said: "This news has come as a massive shock to all of us.
Winners: Enlli and Alaw Lloyd Pugh, from Botwnnog (right) Siwan Hedd
Mason, of Llanfair PG (left) and Cai Fn Davies, from Llangefni.
The video installation Y Milwr Amharod (The Reluctant Soldier) involved Hedd
Wyn's 89-year-old nephew Gerald Williams and children from the poet's native village.
Born on January 13, 1887, Hedd
Wyn, whose real name was Ellis Humphrey Evans, began writing poems when he was aged 11.
They were brought to Hedd
Wyn's home village last week by a delegation from the Belgian village of Langemark and presented to the Llys Ednowain Heritage Centre, Trawsfynydd.
Yr Ysgwrn, near Trawsfynydd in Gwynedd, was home to Ellis Humphrey Evans, better known by his bardic name Hedd
Wyn, who won the Chair of the 1917 National Eisteddfod at Birkenhead.
Roedd yr actor Huw Garmon yn 24 oed pan gafodd Hedd
Wyn ei ffilmio ar leoliad ym Meirionnydd ym 1991.
Last April Mr Decaestecker and some friends visited Trawsfynydd to see for themselves where Hedd
Wyn was born and raised.
Organised by the Welsh Heritage Society and Friends of Birkenhead Park (with support from Wirral Council, Snowdonia National Park Authority and Birkenhead Lions) the festival will see the award of a bardic chair for a poem on Hedd
"Roedd fy hen hen nain ar ochr dad yn gyfnither gyntaf i Hedd
First Minister Carwyn Jones, who will unveil the 6ft replica in the Senedd today said: "Hedd
Wyn is one of Wales' most celebrated and influential poets.