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South African celebrations ensure next generation 'will never forget'

Welsh chorus Only Kids Aloud will rehearse for the final time today before heading out to Cape Town in South Africa.

It's part of the country's year-long celebrations to commemorate 20 years of democracy in the country.

Sir Emyr Jones Parry, Chairman of the Wales Millennium Centre, says Wales' involvement in the celebrations will ensure the next generation will never forget.

Wales was prominent in the campaign against apartheid and it is only fitting that Wales' national centre for the performing arts should participate in the year-long cultural celebration '20 Years of Freedom - South Africa 1994-2014.'

By involving our children's chorus in these celebrations we are also ensuring that the next generation will never forget the immense sacrifices that were made for democratic freedom in South Africa.

– Sir Emyr Jones Parry, Chairman, Wales Millennium Centre

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Katherine Jenkins to wed filmmaker partner

Katherine Jenkins holding her OBE with partner Andrew Levitas Credit: PA

Classical singer Katherine Jenkins has announced that she will marry boyfriend Andrew Levitas.

In response to earlier media reports that she was engaged to boyfriend Andrew Levitas, Jenkins tweeted: "Thank you for all your lovely wishes of congratulations. They mean so much to us. Happy Easter!"

Mr Levitas, 36, is a filmmaker, fine artist and producer, who also teaches at New York University.

Police appeal after man hit by car near Llanfaelog

North Wales Police is appealing for information after a man was hit by a car on the A4080 Llanfaelog on Anglesey at around 1am this morning.

The local man, aged in his twenties was left with serious head injuries, and was taken to Ysbyty Glan Clwyd.

The driver of the car, thought to be dark in colour and with possible front-end damage , failed to stop. Police are asking anyone with information regarding the incident to call 101.

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