Tartan Day will be proclaimed in the City of Vancouver sometime this week
I solicited SFU Scottish Cultural Studies to created a proclaimation, which I passed to city councilor Raymond Louie.
Kilts Night “Tartan Day” celebration happening at Doolin's Irish Pub – after the hockey game… or between periods?!?!
Sunday – official Tartan Day.
Vancouver Tartan Army is planning something details TBA
Gung Haggis Fat Choy dragon boat team will wear the tartan to dragon boat practice 1:30pm at Science World dragon boat docks.
Ron MacLeod Chair V of the SFU Scottish Studies program writes:
don’t forget to wear a bit of tartan in memory of an historic occasion
– the Declaration of Arbroath, 1320 A.D. This declaration was
Scotland’s Declaration of Independence. It has been hailed as a
significant step on a winding, tortuous and long road towards the
blossoming of democracy. If you want a copy of the Declaration, just
email me and it shall be delivered. Regards, the other Ron
Sandy Black; musician Seumas Gagne; singer Doug Barr; Highland Dancers
from Angus MacKenzie’s School of Highland Dancing.
Royal National Mòd gold medal soloist Paul McCallum; Scottish
accordionist and entertainer John Carmichael; and, the Vancouver Gaelic