2021 National Tartan Day Award

The 2021 National Tartan Day Award will be awarded to Gus Noble, President of the Chicago Scots and Caledonia Senior Living. 

Awarded annually by the Scottish Coalition USA the NTD Award Recognizing the efforts of an outstanding volunteer that help to sustain and grow the Scottish American Diaspora

National Tartan Day Presentation – Scotland & Britain Post Brexit

Rt Hon Henry McLeish, former First Minister for Scotland, on the British and Scottish situation post Brexit will present a discussion of Scotland and Britain – Post Brexit. It will include a Q&A session. This is program is part of the National Tartan Day celebration being held April 6, 2021.

250th Anniversary of Sir Walter Scott and Abbotsford

Join us as we explore the life and legacy of Sir Walter Scott – 250th Anniversary – 6.30pm – 8pm, Zoom Event presented in association with Abbotsford Trust, with insight from Professor Caroline McCracken Flesher.

Professor McCracken-Flesher is a past Convenor of the International Association for the Study of Scottish Literature, an honorary fellow of the Association for Scottish Literary Studies, and holds the Order of the Stag from the Clan Scott Society.

National Tartan Day Commemoration

The Scottish Coalition USA and National Capital Tartan Day Committee (Washington DC) Present A Celebration National Tartan Day and presentation of the 2021 National Tartan Day Award to Gus Noble, President of the Chicago Scots and Caledonia Senior Living.

Binns Clock restoration, Edinburgh

Binns Clock restoration, Edinburgh

    Binns Clock is a landmark within Edinburgh, United Kingdom and is very much more than just a Clock.   Binns Clock sits high above the heads of passersby at the intersection of Prince and Hope Streets in Edinburgh   Oh, if only it could talk – the stories it could...

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April Fools Day – Huntigowk Day

April Fools Day – Huntigowk Day

April 1st is here - April Fools Day - Huntigowk Day     In Scots, a ‘gowk’ is a ‘cuckoo.’ So in Scotland, April Fools Day was originally called Huntigowk Day, or ‘hunt the cuckoo.’ Somehow, it doesn’t roll off of the tongue quite as smoothly as ‘April Fools!’...

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Scottish Sport – Old Firm Review

Scottish Sport – Old Firm Review

Scottish Sport - Old Firm Review by ASF Sport Ambassador and Reporter Cameron Steer There was a strange feeling in the air coming into this Old Firm match up on the 21st of March 2021. Firstly, the absence of fans once more feels like a lot of the meaning of the...

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For the Love of Scotland

For the Love of Scotland

For the Love of Scotland by Pamela Palongue Have you ever visited a place you’ve never been to and it felt more like home than the place you were actually living? Linda and Mike Michiels had this experience about 20 years ago when they first visited Scotland. The...

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LA Tartan Film Festival

LA Tartan Film Festival

The St. Andrew's Society of Los Angles Presents Celebrate Tartan Week with  The Best in Scottish Filmmaking! 4 Great Films  - One Amazing Event! Tuesday April 6th, 2021 Launch Party with Virtual Event + A Retrospective Film Night Surprise! Wednesday, April 7th...

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Scottish Sport – Old Firm Preview

Scottish Sport – Old Firm Preview

Old Firm Preview by Cameron Steer The Old Firm of Glasgow, Rangers and Celtic have a long, long history of rivalry which stretches back generations and a match between the two Glasgow football clubs is always an occasion. The next match between the two rivals...

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2021 National Tartan Day Award

2021 National Tartan Day Award

The 2021 National Tartan Day Award will be awarded to Gus Noble, President of the Chicago Scots and Caledonia Senior Living. 

Awarded annually by the Scottish Coalition USA the NTD Award Recognizing the efforts of an outstanding volunteer that help to sustain and grow the Scottish American Diaspora

read more
National Tartan Day Presentation – Scotland & Britain Post Brexit

National Tartan Day Presentation – Scotland & Britain Post Brexit

Rt Hon Henry McLeish, former First Minister for Scotland, on the British and Scottish situation post Brexit will present a discussion of Scotland and Britain – Post Brexit. It will include a Q&A session. This is program is part of the National Tartan Day celebration being held April 6, 2021.

read more
250th Anniversary of Sir Walter Scott and Abbotsford

250th Anniversary of Sir Walter Scott and Abbotsford

Join us as we explore the life and legacy of Sir Walter Scott – 250th Anniversary – 6.30pm – 8pm, Zoom Event presented in association with Abbotsford Trust, with insight from Professor Caroline McCracken Flesher.

Professor McCracken-Flesher is a past Convenor of the International Association for the Study of Scottish Literature, an honorary fellow of the Association for Scottish Literary Studies, and holds the Order of the Stag from the Clan Scott Society.

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