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The Scottish Traditional Boat Festival is proud to be part of the celebrations for Homecoming Scotland 2009.

Spread the word and join our celebrations!

Homecoming Scotland is a Scottish Government initiative managed by EventScotland in partnership with VisitScotland, to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the birth of Scotlandís national poet, Robert Burns.

From Burns night to St Andrewís Day, a country wide programme of exciting and inspirational events and activities will celebrate some of Scotlandís great contributions to the world: Burns himself, Whisky, Golf, Great Minds and Innovations, and our rich culture and heritage.

 

1. Homecoming Scotland is a Scottish Government initiative managed by EventScotland, the National Events Agency, in partnership with VisitScotland, the National Tourism Agency.

2. Homecoming Scotland 2009 aims to motivate people of Scottish descent, as well as those who simply love Scotland, to come home in 2009 and take part in an inspirational celebration of our culture, heritage and the many great contributions Scotland has given to the world.

3. 2009 marks the 250th anniversary of the birth of Scotlandís national poet, Robert Burns, with the programmeís design guided by Scotlandís unique position as the home of Burns himself, Golf, Whisky, great minds and innovations, rich culture and heritage and as the ancestral home of millions of people of Scots descent worldwide.

4. For more information on Homecoming Scotland please visit www.homecomingscotland2009.com  or contact Richard Saville-Smith, PR Manager on 0131 472 2430.