On Saturday the gathering starts with the beginning of the musical competitions, mainly “The Peine International Pipe Band Championships” to determine the german champion. The judges come all the way from Scottland. Everywhere at the parc the participants are practicing, the pipes sound loud and the drums are beating the rhythm.
At Peines historic marketplace it starts scottish too, some musicians will play a few songs and march through the city to the parc.
In the evening there will be a big Ceilidh – an open air concert with liveband on the main stage and party open end.
On Sunday there will be the single competitions an it’s going to become athletic: The Highland Games take place. These are Tug-o-War, Tossing the Cabar, Putting the Stone and the Farmer’s Walk.
Members of the Scottish Culture Club Peine and associated clubs will do performences of scottish dances, songs and stories.
The event is an ideal getaway for your whole family because the children’s area presents a lot of diversities.
There will be stalls withe jewellery, arts, scottish products, alse and non alcoholic breverages and sweet and hearty food. Brave ones taste the Haggis. The scottish national dish is made from sheep’s pluck, oatmeal and herbs. Afterwards you can take a dram or two of Whisky or do a little tasting of the different varieties.
Fàilte! A warm welcome in Peine!