North Carolina
Scottish History, Culture, Music and Dance
Program No. 16131RJ
6 days
Starts at
6 days
5 nights
0 meals
0B 0L 0D
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At a Glance

Experience all things Scottish in this interactive exploration of historical and cultural highlights through the universal languages of dance, music, and storytelling. Enjoy expert presentations enhanced by each of these arts as we learn about the people, Scotland’s influence on America, and what’s happening there today. From Brave Hearts to Bonnie Princes, Country Dances to Scottish ballads, take a delightful journey through one of the most vibrant cultures in the British Isles.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Listen to recordings, watch live performances and singing.
  • Focus on collected European ballads, and learn form and poetic devices specific to ballads and write ballads of your own.
  • It’s up on your toes for the jigs, reels and strathspeys of Scotland’s traditional social dancing! Learn the steps and rhythms and put it all together.

General Notes

No dance experience necessary. Soft-soled shoes; no sneakers or rubber soles. Dances do not require partners. Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.
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