The Prince of Wales has planted a tree in the Aberfan Memorial Garden, on the 50th anniversary of the coalslide disaster that claimed 144 lives.
The Prince planted a sweet gum tree next to one planted by the Queen in 1997.
The Queen has paid tribute to the spirit and dignity of the people of Aberfan, 50 years since the disaster which killed 116 children.
Wales has fallen silent to mark the 50th anniversary of the Aberfan disaster, which cost the lives of 116 schoolchildren.
Philip Thomas was a 10-year-old pupil at Pantglas Junior School in Aberfan when a coal tip collapsed and slid downhill.