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Episode 1 – 40th Annual Monterey Scottish Games & Celtic Festival

Have you ever wondered what people wear under their kilts? What is haggis? Is there a real hurdy gurdy man? These are just a few of the questions answered in this episode that features highlights from the last day of … Continue reading

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Episode 1 – Chapter 1 – Introduction

This is a brief introduction to our complete program about the 40th Annual Monterey Scottish Games and Celtic Festival. You’ll see an overview of the events and exhibitors that made this such a memorable weekend. To view the complete episode … Continue reading

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Episode 1 – Chapter 2 – The Hurdy Gurdy Man

He’s known as Sean the Piper, but this talented and knowledgeable man is the first person we’ve met who not only owns a hurdy gurdy, but can play it, too! If you enjoy good music played on a variety of … Continue reading

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Episode 1 – Chapter 3 – Kilting Me Softly

Learn about the traditional Scottish garment, the kilt, including styles, quality and the answer to that question on many people’s minds: What is worn under a kilt? Karen Harper and Scott Storlie of MacKinnon’s Quality Kilts and Accessories will provide … Continue reading

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Episode 1 – Chapter 4 – You Could Be Dancing!

What’s it like to be a highland dancer? Meet Kyleena Harper, a dancer with the Gordon Highlanders from Glendora, California and find out what it takes to participate in festivals. You’ll also see highlights from other dancers’ Sunday performances. To … Continue reading

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Episode 1 – Chapter 5 – Haggis Without the Hassle

What do you think was the first “boil in a bag” meal? If you answered haggis, the traditional Scottish dish, then you agree with Kate Harper, west coast distributor for Caledonian Kitchen. Tune in and learn about haggis without the … Continue reading

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Episode 1 – Chapter 6 – The Games People Play

What does it take to toss a caber? Learn from Monterey Scottish Games Athletic Director, Carlos Borges as he explains what it means to compete in various events as either an amateur or a professional. To view the complete episode … Continue reading

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Episode 1 – Chapter 7 – Closing Ceremony

Like all good things, even the 40th Annual Monterey Scottish Games and Celtic Festival had to come to an end. But what a great ending! Watch this segment to see and hear highlights from the closing ceremonies, including the Massed … Continue reading

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