- 11 Mar 2020
Burns Night Concert: 29 January 2020
Scotland House Brussels hosted its annual Burns Concert featuring talented performers from Live Music Now, Robyn Stapleton and Jean Damei. The event was attended by around 150 guests and served as an opportunity to share Scottish cultural and hospitality with our European partners. The reception was hosted by Ben Macpherson, Minister for Europe, Immigration and International Development, and featured traditional Scottish bagpipe music and renditions of Burns’ songs, as well as a traditional buffet of Haggis, Neeps and Tatties.
VIP Burns Supper: 28 January 2020
As part of Scotland House Brussels’ celebrations for Robert Burns, the national poet of Scotland, a VIP Burns Supper took place at the Residence of the UK Permanent Representative to the EU. The Supper was hosted by Ben Macpherson, Minister for Europe, Immigration and International Development, and welcomed guests from the Croatian and German Permanent Representations, who will be hosting the EU Council Presidencies this year, as well as MEPs and other high level EU contacts. Classic Burns music and poetry performances were provided by talented students from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.
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