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