Scottish Weekend from 9- 11th September 2011.

Alden Biesen is the place to be for everybody who likes Scotland. This year the top of the best Highland Dancers are coming to Alden Biesen for the European Championship Highland Dancing.

It is for the very first time that this championship is held on the European mainland! In 2003 we had the European Championship Pipe Bands and now the European Championship Highland Dancing, this is top level!

Over more than 60 Dancers from different European Countries are contesting for several European Titles! All the dancers are being judged according to the rules of the Scottish Official Board of Highland Dancing. The usual Competition Highland Dancing takes place on Sunday! Don’t forget this !

On Saturday we’ll welcome a lot of bagpipe Bands, at this moment 15 bands from 7 different European Countries. During the second Weekend of September Alden Biesen is a touristic attraction for everybody!!!
The whole weekend you can have an agreeable walk on the Scottish Market, enjoying the best Whisky’s, and the children are playing in the Children’s corner!!!

The folk program is almost complete: The Dervish Session (irl), McGoldrick-Doyle-McCusker (sco-irl), GabriëlYacoub (fr), The Treacherous Orchestra (sco), Alyth McCormack Band (sco-irl), Sonerien Du (bret), Skerryvore (sco), Breabach (sco), The Bevvy Sisters (sco), Yogan (bret), Fred Morrison (sco), Old Blind Dogs (sco), The Suncourt Ramblers (b), JokkeSchreurs All Stars feat. Jan De Smet (b), Medra (b) and Snakes in Exile will introduce their latest Album.

Please contact me, if you want more information.

Kind regards

Rudi Schils - PR/Press Scottish Weekend - 0032 (0)478 98 23 03 -