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2007 Burn's Supper
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Thursday, February 8, 2007
all photos courtesy of John & Alice Weston, unless otherwise noted. (Updated 2007/02/09)
The Afternoon before the Main Event....
Functions like this don't
just happen. There's a lot of work put in by just a few people to
make them successful
Wendy and Alice work on the seat placements, and Mike and Sam discuss other details.
|Talal and Keith Armstrong||Philip Weston, John Weston, and Bader Mohammed talk to Dave King|
|Lyndon Baines, Stewart King, and Philip Weston||Bader tries to play his practice chanter while puffing....|
Jessica King and accompanist practice her performance.
|Jane and Wendy collect tickets for the special raffle||Alice and Jane|
The evening's festivities begin....
|Mike Parkin and Helen Reid||Pia and Andrew Duncan|
|John and Carol Dyson|
Piping in the Top Table
|Keith does the honors this year||Diraar Al-Ghanim, Mike Ling and Sybella Laing|
|Kuwait Caledonian's Chieftain Mike Ling give some announcements.||Mistress of Ceremonies - Sheila|
|Anne Armstrong does the Selkirk Grace.||John Carmichael apologises for his lack of "National Dress". The airline lost his baggage... again. The second time this has happened coming to Kuwait in a year.|
Piping in the Haggis,
and the Address to the Haggis
Lyndon pipes in the Haggis
John Carmichael does the "Address to the Haggis"...
Toasting the Haggis...
Then Came the Dinner....
Jessica King Sings three Burn's Songs
Kuwait Caledonian's Pipe Band Performance
March In: Murdo's Wedding, Scotland the Brave, Rowan Tree
Flower of Scotland, Green Hills of Tyrol, Battle's Over
A Man's A Man For A'That, My Love She's But a Lassie Yet
Mingulay Boat Song, Skye Boat Song
March Out: Meeting of the Waters, Johnny Scorbie
Bader marks the end of another successful performance....
given by John Carmichael
Toasts to the Lassies and Laddies
|Vice Chieftain Peter Nichols does the toast to the Lassies||Allison Pyper toast the Laddies in response.|
Our "Special Raffle"
|Sybella Laing announces the winners of the "special raffle"|
Dancing to John Carmichael's Accordion....
The maestro himself....
Join us at our
Spring Ceilidh on May 31, 2007
- again and the Crowne Plaza Hotel
The local Kuwait Times gave us a full page spread in the paper a few days later.
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We even made it to the front page header of the paper that day.
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