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at the Burning of the Clavie
at, Brander Street, Burghead.
The Burning of the Clavie
takes place on the traditional Julian calendar, rather than the Gregorian one that replaced it.
More info: www.nts.org.uk JANUARY 11: Head to Burghead in Morayshire for the historic Burning of the Clavie
. Dating back to pre-Roman times, this festival involves a tarfilled barrel being set alight and paraded around town.
The site is packed with information on traditional Scottish New Year celebrations in Edinburgh, the fireball procession in Stonehaven, the Burning of the Clavie
in Moray and the Kirkwall Ba' in Orkney.
I liked the names of some of the newer songs as well as I liked the music: "Winter's Falling Light," "The Dance Goes On," "Under the Full Moon," "Home Fires," "The Burning of the Clavie
," "Lake Skybelow," and "Aisling." Older melodies include "Scollay's Reel," "King of Fairies," "Old Grey Cat," "Sgt.
Knockabout comedy again starring Jean Reno and Christian Clavie
in the lead roles.3 STARS
Video topics include how to make cheese and potato soup, the transition from horses to tractors, the fishing industry, the guttin trade (fish gutting), the explosion of the Piper Alpha oil rig in 1988, dealing with tragedy, children's rhymes, going dancing on Saturday afternoons in the "old days", Clavie
night (a tire festival held in Burghead [northeast of Inverness] on January 11), Sunday school, learning and performing music, singing songs appropriately, the importance of oral tradition (narratives in particular), and getting a reaction from an audience.
Bach's Well-Tempered Clavie
. The entire text of the first movement of H.
BURNING OF THE CLAVIE
, a burning barrel on the top of a pole is packed with tar soaked sticks and is THE CLAVIEAN exciting day surrounded by people at the Doorie Hill in Burghead.
JANUARY 11 If you missed out on New Year celebrations, join the villagers of Burghead, near Elgin, for a second chance to mark Hogmanay with the Burning of the Clavie
, one of Scotland's oldest fire festivals.
Earlier in the year, on January 11, thousands of revellers turn out in the fishing village of Burghead for the traditional Burning of the Clavie
, a spectacular event with pagan origins.