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St Andrew’s Day Celebrations

Scottish Flag Painted On A Butterfly

St Andrew's Day Celebrations Friday 30 November 2007
The Edinburgh International Conference Centre 7.30 pm

our scotland: A dramatic presentation exploring our past and present identity as Scots.

Where would you get a samba band, a Gaelic choir, break-dancers with a Bhangra soundtrack, musicians from Ghana, Chinese dance, contemporary dance with a Scottish/African fusion and an Irish Ceili Band together with Polish, Yiddish and Italian music?

...... at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre as part of the St Andrew's Day celebrations.

‘our scotland' tells the story of our multi-cultural existence going back 2,000 years from the Picts and the Romans to the present day and maps the world-travelling Scots as they traverse the globe. This is a story of immigration and emigration, of poverty and wealth, war and peace.

Scripted by Raymond Raszkowski Ross and Directed by Tony Cownie, ‘our scotland' is a multi-media experience incorporating film, music, dance, poetry and song, narrated by James MacPherson (Taggart) and Diana Milford (STV Scotland Today)

‘our scotland' is part of 'Making Connections - Celebrating Diversity' - a series of events working with children and young people across Edinburgh to explore and celebrate the issue of cultural diversity and look at migration as a two-way process.

Tickets to ‘our scotland' are £4 / £2.50 concession and can be purchased from the Lyceum Box Office on 0131 248 4848.

Organised by Children and Families GO4IT Project.

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