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Burns Night

Definition: In many parts of the world, Burns Night is the most celebrated Scottish event. Scots gather to celebrate Robert (Robbie) Burns honored Scottish poet born on this day in 1759.

The traditional Scottish dish of Haggis is piped in and the Master of Ceremonies reads Burn's poem To a Haggis.

Ceremonies wind down with the famous Robert Burns song Auld Lang Syne.

Celebrated on January 25.

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Burn's Night
Customs and traditions of the holiday.


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