This year to celebrate St David's Day, the Welsh dragon will fly high with a number of activities scheduled in Ceredigion.

Numerous events such as parades, concerts and 'eisteddfodau' are part of the festivities.

Additionally, Cered: Menter Iaith Ceredigion have launched a competition to decorate shop windows across the county.

Tregaron Town Council have also launched a new award to acknowledge the local voluntary work contribution in the Tregaron area.

Parades are being organised throughout the county:

Friday, March 1: Aberaeron Primary School (for the primary school only) parade at 9.30am from the school. Friday, March 1: Cardigan parade at 9.45am from the swimming pool car park. Friday, March 1: Tregaron parade will commence at 1.15pm from Ysgol Henry Richard.

Saturday, March 2: Lampeter parade will start at 11am from Ysgol Bro Pedr Senior Campus.

Among the unique events, 'Mas o Ma’: Crwydro Ceredigion’ is an intriguing virtual version of an escape room.

Visitors can learn more about various areas in Ceredigion while presenting solutions in an online form.

Councillor Catrin M S Davies, Ceredigion cabinet member responsible for culture, spoke about the importance of celebrating the Welsh language and culture on this significant day.

She said: "The Welsh language is not for one day only but it’s nice to celebrate and pay attention to the Welsh language and Welshness on a dedicated day".