The original meaning of the word 'Eisteddfod' is 'a sitting' or 'to sit together'.
The plural of Eisteddfod is Eisteddfodau.
An Eisteddfodwyr is an Eisteddfod-goer. Many Eisteddfodwyr follow the festival around religiously from year to year.
Five miles of toilet paper is used during every National Eisteddfod as well as 330,000 gallons of water.
In 2009, for the first time, the BBC started broadcasting the National Eisteddfod live online in Welsh and English across the world.
More than 150 hours of programming are broadcast from the National Eisteddfod in both languages, on TV, radio and online.
The Urdd National Eisteddfod is an annual Welsh-language youth festival of literature, music and performing arts organised by Urdd Gobaith Cymru. It consists of competitive singing, recitation, dance and instrumental events for contestants aged between 7 and 24 years.