The former footballer John Hartson and First Minister Carwyn Jones are among the people honoured at this years' national eisteddfod by being accepted into the Gorsedd of the Bards.
Twenty-nine people in total were honoured at this years festival.
David Wood sent this report from the Maes in Llandow in the Vale of Glamorgan.
First Minister Carwyn Jones has joined the Gorsedd of Bards. He took the bardic name Carwyn Aman Ogwr in an Eisteddfod ceremony.
This year's National Eisteddfod in the Vale of Glamorgan returns to the area where the father of the Gorsedd was born.
This year's National Eisteddfod in the Vale of Glamorgan is being described as Iolo Morganwg's homecoming as it returns to the area.