Monday, 1 August 2016

Tour Scotland Video Bagpipes And Sword Dancing Highland Games St Andrews Fife

Tour Scotland video of the bagpipes and Sword Dancing at the Highland Dancing competition at the Highland Games on ancestry visit to St Andrews, Fife, Scotland. In Gillie Callum or Scottish sword dance the dancer crosses two swords on the ground in an X shape, dances around and within the 4 quarters of it. In 1573 Scottish mercenaries are said to have performed a Scottish Sword dance before the Swedish King, John III, at a banquet held in Stockholm Castle.

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