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Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2022

The Edinburgh Fringe is back and in 2022 it is coming back in style. With over 3000 performances, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival has it all this year. From hilarious comedies to heart-wrenching plays, live music from some of the world’s best musicians to children’s live puppet shows. There really is something for everyone this year. With a mix of online and in-person events you can even catch this year’s festival from abroad and trust me you don’t want to miss this very special Scottish festival that attracts performers and audiences from all over the world.

What It Means to Be an Honest Man

What It Means to Be an Honest Man by Aodan McGeechan

“Auld Ayr, wham ne’er a town surpasses, For honest men and bonnie lasses”. Those are the words of the famous and world-renowned Robert Burns, Scotland’s national Bard. A profile on Ayr United FC.

2021 Scottish North American Community Conference

Thank you to everyone who joined us  for the Scottish North American Community Conference 2021. The Conference was organized by The American-Scottish Foundation® Chicago Scots, St. Andrew's Society of Detroit Council of Scottish Clans & Associations Clans And...

The Honresfield Library Has Been Saved!

ASF so delighted to share news of the Saving of the Honresfield Library… The Bards will return to Scotland!

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Scotland Going Green… By Going Blue

In Scotland’s Orkney Islands, marine energy is being tirelessly developed through tidal machines that work to harness the currents to create energy underwater.

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Scotland Fashion Festival Coming Next Month

Next month, on November 17th, social enterprise Scotland Re:Design will commence the annual Scottish Fashion Festival with a fundraising runway show at the V&A Dundee.

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Celtic Connections 2022

The first shows to be unveiled as part of Celtic Connections 2022 are available to view now at www.celticconnections.com

Glasgow’s annual folk, roots and world music festival celebrates its connections to cultures across the globe. From 20 January – 6 February 2022, over 2,100 musicians from around the world bring the city to life for 18 days.

We Reflect. We Remember

Today, on the 20th anniversary of September 11, the Board of The American-Scottish Foundation® shares a musical tribute from composer and performer Laura Mcghee, “Commemoration”.

The Royal Scots Club in Edinburgh

Great news from Scotland, The Royal Scots Club in Edinburgh is now open. The Royal Scots Club is a welcoming private members’ club in the heart of one of the world’s greatest cities, Edinburgh. ASF Members are entitled to special member rates at The Royal Scots Club.

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Highland Games Proceeding Through June

The American Scottish Foundation shares an update on the Highland games taking place around the country through June. If you're in the area and have a weekend to join the Celtic fun, please do so!   May 21-22, Smoky Mountain Scottish Festival & Games (TN) May...

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Glasgow Rangers Thwart Celtic Treble

Glasgow Celtic, chasing a domestic treble, took on their bitter rivals, Glasgow Rangers, in an enthralling Scottish Cup Semi-Final fixture this past Sunday (April 17th). The Old Firm fixture has always been the most widely celebrated and revered game in Scottish...

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Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2022

Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2022

The Edinburgh Fringe is back and in 2022 it is coming back in style. With over 3000 performances, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival has it all this year. From hilarious comedies to heart-wrenching plays, live music from some of the world’s best musicians to children’s live puppet shows. There really is something for everyone this year. With a mix of online and in-person events you can even catch this year’s festival from abroad and trust me you don’t want to miss this very special Scottish festival that attracts performers and audiences from all over the world.

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What It Means to Be an Honest Man

What It Means to Be an Honest Man

What It Means to Be an Honest Man by Aodan McGeechan

“Auld Ayr, wham ne’er a town surpasses, For honest men and bonnie lasses”. Those are the words of the famous and world-renowned Robert Burns, Scotland’s national Bard. A profile on Ayr United FC.

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The Rise of Eco-Fashion in Scotland

The Rise of Eco-Fashion in Scotland

During the recent Scottish North American Community Conference, three prominent leaders in the efforts toward sustainability in fashion in Scotland spoke – Chris Hunt, Siobhan Mackenzie, and Prickly Thistle.

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