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Katherine Jenkins and Gareth Thomas have sent their St David's Day greetings on twitter this morning.
Welsh ministers are spreading their St. David's day message internationally today. The First Minister is in Barcelona having hosted a special event in Brussels yesterday. Business Minister Edwina Hart is promoting Wales in Los Angeles while heritage minister Huw Lewis is in China.
They say their international effort is to promote Wales as 'a place to invest, visit and trade with.' Carwyn Jones said:
Celebrations will be taking place across Wales today to mark St David's day.
Around 600 schoolchildren are expected to take part in Colwyn Bay's annual St David's Day parade starting at 10am in Queen's Road.
Street dancers, schoolchildren and bands will parade thorough Cardiff's streets starting at City Hall at 12.30pm and in Wrexham, festivities kick off at 1.30pm at Lambpit Street. The Rugby League World Cup trophy will also be in Wrexham for the celebrations.
The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall will attend the national St David's Day Service at St John the Baptist Church in Cardiff and then visit the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama.
David Cameron has paid tribute to the people, language and culture of Wales on St. David's Day. The Welsh flag is also to be raised at Downing Street today. In his St. David's day message, the Prime Minister said:
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The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall have been marking the national day with a church service and a visit to a music college.