National Tartan Day 2017

Reason to celebrate: April 6, 2017 is National Tartan Day.

Tartan Day

Tartan is among the most recognisable designs ever, and it has a powerful history for anyone of Scotland. Tartan Day was produced to celebrate Scottish background and the accomplishments of individuals of Scottish descent all over the world. Although some areas hold marches and parades, others simply celebrate it among themselves. If you’ve have you been thinking about Scottish history, Tartan Day is a superb chance to analyze and learn.Although Tartan Day was initially produced to celebrate Scottish history, there's pointless people of non-Scottish heritage cannot participate in the enjoyment. May it be a shawl, skirt or perhaps a kilt, show your passion for the material that never is out of favor this Tartan Day by integrating it to your outfit. Should you not fancy putting on tartan, you can always celebrate by digging out a classic Bay City Paint rollers classic and singing along to Bye Bye Baby!

Celebrate Tartan Day with Gorgeous Photos of Scotland in the 1940s
Celebrate Tartan Day with Gorgeous Photos of Scotland in the 1940s

Spectators of this weekend's Tartan Day Parade in New York City would do well to refresh their knowledge of traditional Scottish dress before the sound of bagpipes fills the air. A tartan, as LIFE explained to readers in 1947, “is a cloth bearing a ...

Tartan Day treats and tradition
Tartan Day treats and tradition

Wondering what Tartan Day is? Simply put, it's a celebration of Scottish heritage that takes place on April 6, so if you have any Scottish blood in you, it's time to celebrate! Typically celebrated with pipe bands, Highland dancing, and other Scottish ...

'Tartan Day' Celebration on Ellis Island This Weekend to Feature Captain Kidd ...
'Tartan Day' Celebration on Ellis Island This Weekend to Feature Captain Kidd ...

The 14th annual Tartan Day celebration is jigging its way to Ellis Island this weekend – time to bust out the bagpipes! This year's theme has been built around the nefarious Scot, Captain Kidd, a pirate who has significant ties to New York City. Aye ...

Dress Up Your Pet Day: Cute pictures of Scottie dogs wearing tartan
Dress Up Your Pet Day: Cute pictures of Scottie dogs wearing tartan

TO celebrate Dress Up Your Pet Day, we have gathered the cutest pictures of Scottie dogs wearing tartan which will definitely brighten up your day. Shares; Comments. Get weekly news by email. Invalid e-mail. Subscribe Thanks for subscribing! Could not ...

Trent Lott aims to get Washington working
Trent Lott aims to get Washington working

The Mississippi politician had been praised in Scotland for establishing “Tartan Day” in America in 1998, but he found himself in hot water the following year over a US-Europe banana trade war. “I got Clinton to put tariffs on European products to ...

Date set for New York Tartan Day Parade 2016
Date set for New York Tartan Day Parade 2016

A SCOT from the east end of Glasgow has become the first person to register to march in the iconic New York Tartan Day Parade 2016. Drummer Billy Taylor will march alongside his 14-year-old grandson, Craig Taylor Ovens in the Parade, which will take ...

Scots scorn 'mongrel' New York Tartan Day celebration parade
Scots scorn 'mongrel' New York Tartan Day celebration parade

Now Tartan Day, devised as North America's celebration of its Caledonian roots, has been thoroughly dissed by the head of a clan society who suggested changing the date and renaming it “Outlander Day” in an attempt to arouse public interest.

New York's Tartan Day is 'unfortunate mongrel'
New York's Tartan Day is 'unfortunate mongrel'

A FORMER clan leader has dismissed New York's annual celebration of Scottishness as an “unfortunate mongrel”. Susan McIntosh said Tartan Day had no significance for Scots, was poorly-attended, and barely noticed by the media.

April 6, 2017 is also Army Day