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 this very popular festival’s 40th edition, held July 7 and 8, 2007. If you’ve never attended this annual event, take a look at just some of what you’ve missed. If you were lucky enough to visit the festival you’ll probably learn something that escaped you.
Please note: Since this episode was produced some of the links mentioned have stopped working. Here is a list of working links:
http://www.seanthepiper.com/ Musician with a large collection of instruments https://www.mackinnonskilts.com/ Celtic apparel and goods
https://www.thescottishgrocer.com/ Distributor of Caledonian Kitchen products
https://www.montereycelticfest.com/ Monterey Scottish Games and Celtic Festival
If you do not have time to watch the entire episode in one sitting, here are links to individual chapters:
- The Hurdy Gurdy Man
- Kilting Me Softly
- You Could Be Dancing!
- Haggis Without the Hassle
- The Games People Play
- Scottish Games & Celtic Festival Closing Ceremony
(Footage for this episode was recorded July 8, 2007. The program was edited then uploaded to Archive.org on July 15, 2007.)