Monday, 28 November 2016

Tour Scotland Video The Mad Ferret Band St Andrew’s Day Perth Perthshire



Tour Scotland video of The Mad Ferret Band at a St Andrew’s Day event on King Edward Street on visit to Perth, Perthshire, Scotland. In Scotland, and many countries with Scottish connections, St Andrew's Day is marked with a celebration of Scottish culture with traditional Scottish food, music and dance. In Scotland the day is also seen as the start of a season of Scottish winter festivals encompassing St Andrew's Day, Hogmanay and Burns Night. In Edinburgh, there is a week of celebrations, concentrating on musical entertainment and traditional ceilidh dancing. A ceilidh is a social event with couples dancing in circles or sets, groups of six or eight people. In Glasgow city centre, a large shindig, or party, with traditional music and a ceilidh are held. In Dumfries, songs are performed in the Burn's night tradition.

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