A world record for the longest continuous reading of Robert Burns poetry will be set in Vancouver on Burns Day January 25th
This special message from Leith Davis, director for the Centre for Scottish Studies, Simon Fraser University.
Burns's work! Participants include: Andrew Petter, President of SFU; Christopher
Gaze, Artistic Director of Bard at the Beach; Bob Lenarduzzi, President of the
Vancouver Whitecaps and many more!
The procession, haggis addressing and official opening ceremony will start at 8:00
am. See you there!
Marathon Reading of Burns’s Poetry for Burns Day, 2012
8:00 am – 12:30 pm
Opening Program: 8:00 am
SFU Harbour Centre
515 West Hastings Street
The Centre for Scottish Studies invites you to join SFU's bid to set a world record
for the longest recitation of Robert Burns's poetry and songs. Join us in reciting
the work of Scotland's bard for 4.5 hours!
Click here to participate:
This free event is open to the public so please come and cheer us on for the Robbie Burns Day celebration. There will be refreshments and entertainment for all!
Haggis, shortbread, coffee and tea will be served throughout the event.
*We would like to thank our sponsors of the event: The British Store; Goodricks Meat Products (New Westminster); and the West Coast Liquor Company (Vancouver); and Radio Dial Entertainment (Vancouver).
Enquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org or 778.782.5313
Dr. Leith Davis
Professor, Department of English
Director, Centre for Scottish Studies
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6