Robert Burns Day Today

On this day back in 1759 Robert Burns was born. He was also known as:

  • Rabbie Burns
  • Scotland’s favourite son
  • the Ploughman Poet
  • Robden of Solway Firth
  • the Bard of Ayrshire
  • The Bard

He is proudly seen as the National poet of Scotland and every year people all around the world remember and celebrate his life and accomplishments with a special dinner: Robbie Burns Night.

Picture from Wikipedia

Robbie Burns

Auld Lang Syne – For a “Happy New Year”!

The poem and song Auld Lang Syne that Robert Burns wrote is often sang to celebrate the New Year.

“Should Old Acquaintance be forgot (…)”

“Auld Lang Syne” (Robert Burns) by Madelaine Cave

Auld Lang Syne (with lyrics)

Auld Lang Syne (Bag Pipes)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AItlCyEX9nc

Bruce Springsteen “Auld Lang Syne”


More information about Robbie Burns and the Robert Burns Supper:

 

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