About year of Scotland in Australia 2020
The Year of Scotland in Australia is a nationwide calendar of activity celebrating Scottish music, culture, food and drink.
Start planning your Australian Scottish experience by visiting the newly announced suite of festivals, artist and events taking part in the Year, with more to be added.
Join us in welcoming an influx of Scottish guest artists, and in discovering and celebrating the gems of Scottish culture already sparkling within Australia’s cultural landscape, in 2020.
UPDATE: Please see ‘About’ section for statement issued March 13 concerning YOSA2020 and COVID-19.
Year of Scotland in Australia 2020
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A three-day celebration of music and the arts, surrounded by the beautiful heritage-listed wet tropics rainforest of the far north. The program offers music, a poets breakfast, workshops, circus, dance, roving street theatre, children's entertainment, food stalls, healing spaces and market stalls. A family-focused event.
Annual winter school held at the Muresk Institute in the Avon Valley, WA - a week of dancing with teachers and musicians.
An event to be held in October 2020 and further details will be provided once the date and program have been confirmed.
The Celtic Festival of Queensland is a celebration of all things Celtic. It is a free community event with live Celtic music, dance, collectibles, Medieval re-enactments, and much more.
The World Gathering hosted by the Clan MacLeod Society of SA in McLaren Vale, South Australia in 2021 - a year too late for the Year of Scotland in Australia, but preparations are underway!