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UK - Wales - Cardiff - Millennium Centre facade | by Darrell Godliman
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UK - Wales - Cardiff - Millennium Centre facade

One of the most striking features of the Wales Millennium Centre on Cardiff Bay is the large section of curved facade of bronze facade with these enormous words cut into it. I had wanted to get some photos of the building at dusk as these letter become illuminated by the lights inside the building but due to a mix-up with the Hotel we ended staying 20 miles along the coast in Newport (a long story...). I was therefore not only denied dusk photos but also a 'dawn raid' along the Cardiff Bay seafront.


From Wikipedia : "Inscribed on the front of the dome, above the main entrance, are two poetic lines, written by Welsh poet Gwyneth Lewis. The Welsh version is Creu Gwir fel gwydr o ffwrnais awen, which means "Creating truth like glass from the furnace of inspiration". The English is In These Stones Horizons Sing. The lettering is formed by windows in the upstairs bar areas and are internally illuminated at night."

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Taken on February 13, 2010