National Tartan Day

On October 21, 2010, the Minister of Canadian Heritage officially declared April 6 as Tartan Day. It is celebrated on April 6 because it is the anniversary of the signing of Declaration of Arbroath in 1320, the Scottish declaration of independence. In Canada, the day originated in the late 1980s in Nova Scotia, where it was declared an official day by the provincial government. It then spread across the country, with many provinces joining in.

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  1. Och my Sir Robert,
    What a bonny bunch of lassies dancing in largely strange unfamiliar tartans.
    One has to admire their well turned ankles and hips not yet broadened by too many years of eating porridge.Grins!
    Thank you for posting Bob and now back to “Bonnie Wee Thing” on the pipes.

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