Burns Night is celebrated every year in Scotland (and by many people throughout the world) on the 25th January. It celebrates the life of the Scottish bard Robert Burns, who was born on the 25th January 1759.
If you are fortunate to be in Scotland on the 25th January, you'll be able to take part in some of the numerous festivities to celebrate the occasion. Check out the Burns Night section on Scotland.org for details of events happening throughout Scotland: www.scotland.org/whats-on/burns-night
Also check out the Burns Night section on the Visit Scotland website: www.visitscotland.com/about/famous-scots/robert-burns/burns-night
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