Tag Archive: Scottish

Apr 06

It’s Tartan Week, Again

        April 6 is National Tartan Day. This is an official national holiday which kicks off Tartan Week. National Tartan Day honors all the Scottish heritage that flows through this nation. From its earliest beginnings, Americans with Scottish ancestry endeavored for that freedom as much as any American.  It was in their …

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Apr 06

April 6: National Tartan Day

NATIONAL TARTAN DAY April 6 is National Tartan Day. This is an official national holiday. April 6th has been designated as National Tartan Day, a day for celebrating Scottish heritage and pride. The New York Tartan Day Parade is usually held the Saturday nearest Tartan Day. The 2017 18th Annual New York Tartan Day Parade …

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Mar 17

Saint Patrick’s Day / Riverdance

  Every year on March 17, the Irish and the Irish-at-heart across the globe observe St. Patrick’s Day. What began as a religious feast day for the patron saint of Ireland has become an international festival celebrating Irish culture with parades, dancing, special foods and a whole lot of green.   When I was a …

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Jan 25

Burns Night

  Burns Night commemorates the life of the bard (poet) Robert Burns, who was born on January 25, 1759.     The day also celebrates Burns’ contribution to Scottish culture. Burns’ best known work is “Auld Lang Syne”. We were at the Edinburgh Tattoo for this performance but I didn’t take this video.     …

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Apr 06

NATIONAL TARTAN DAY – April 6th

NATIONAL TARTAN DAY   April 6 is National Tartan Day. This is an official national holiday. National Tartan Day honors all the Scottish heritage that flows through this nation. From its earliest beginnings, Americans with Scottish ancestry endeavored for that freedom as much as any American.  It was in their blood. It was 400 years …

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