Burns Night - The
running order for a traditional Burns Supper "The Burns Supper is an institution of Scottish life,
a night to celebrate the life and genius of the national Bard.
Suppers can be everything from an informal gathering of friends to
a huge, formal dinner full of pomp and circumstance.
This running order covers all the key elements you need to plan and
structure a Burns Supper that suits your intentions." (BBC)
supper(Wikipedia) 1 Order of the supper
1.1 Start of the evening 1.2 Host's welcoming speech 1.3 Entrance of
the haggis 1.4 Supper 1.5 Loyal toast
1.6 Immortal memory 1.7 Appreciation 1.8 Toast to the lasses 1.9 Reply
to the toast to the lasses
1.10 Other toasts and speeches 1.11 Works by Burns 1.12 Dancing 1.13
Closing 2 External links
A Scottish comic has rewritten Robbie Burns' classic poem 'Address to the Haggis' - and renamed it 'Address to the Deep-fried Mars bar'.
"Paul Sneddon penned the new ode, which mocks the dietary habits of his compatriots and their penchant for alcopops...
''Robbie Burns is the embodiment of a lot about what is good about Scotland and a lot about what is not so good about Scotland,'' said Sneddon.
''He wrote incredibly moving poetry and romantic verse. And yet he was a drunk and a womaniser. "
** Kaileigh : Robert Burns' Day in Scotland **
Langue : Anglais, niveau : A2 par Kaileigh (Aberdeen, Scotland) - 9 février 2012
Kaileigh talks about this famous Scottish celebration which takes place in January.
Activities to print :
Caledonia - Homecoming Scotland 2009 advert (H.Q.)
"Advert for "Homecoming Scotland 2009" featuring Dougie MacLean's Caledonia sung by celebrities from the fields of acting,sport and music.
+ Singers in order of appearance..."below the video on YouTube. (Il s'agit de la chanson de la publicité consacrée au 250ème anniversaire de la naissance de Robert Burns.) (YouTube) + A worksheet sent by Elisabeth PELLEGRINO (Ac. Dijon) - Niveau 6ème