Lord Kinnock was among those at last night's reception. He said the success of Wales' football teams combined with the achievements of the Welsh rugby team is drawing attention to Wales from across the world.
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Cloud and rain will gradually spread northwards throughout the day.
A cloudy night for most of us, with patchy rain, drizzle and mist at times, largely confined to the south overnight.
The second nominee is Suzanne Edwards from Merthyr Tydfil, whose fundraising idea helped a little girl with cancer get treatment.