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Scottish origins of Halloween

Scottish origins of Halloween

Posted by Tartanista on 30th Oct 2020

During the last centuries, Halloween became massively popular in the United States and was celebrated by many countries all over the world, but only a few people are aware of its Celtic origins.The Ga … read more
Scottish folklore

Scottish folklore

Posted by Tartanista on 16th Oct 2020

Scotland is a land of beauty and mystery, well-known for its unique culture and rich folklore. There are many supernatural creatures to be found in Scottish / Gaelic folklore, their myths and legends … read more
Braemar Gathering

Braemar Gathering

Posted by Tartanista on 4th Sep 2020

Braemar Gathering, which takes place every year on the first Saturday of September, is the most famous Highland Games event hosted in Scotland. This year’s event has been cancelled, but we can still f … read more
Famous Scottish Tartans

Famous Scottish Tartans

Posted by Tartanista on 25th Aug 2020

As lovers of all things Scottish, we love to learn about the rich heritage of the Highlands. This week we are covering Scottish tartans, with a focus on Black Watch and Royal Stewart. Tartan is o … read more
Scotland's National Flower - The Thistle

Scotland's National Flower - The Thistle

Posted by Tartanista on 3rd Aug 2020

The Thistle, a common flower blooming in the Scottish Highlands, has represented a symbol of heraldry and high honours for over 500 years. During the last centuries, their national emblem was present … read more