Hogmanay 2020: What is Scottish New Year’s Eve? How to celebrate Edinburgh’s Hogmanay?

Hogmanay is the Scots word for the last day of the year i.e. New Year’s Eve on 31 December. It is synonymous with the celebration of the New Year (Gregorian calendar) in the Scottish way. It is typically followed by an additional festival on the morning of New Year’s Day (1 January) or, at times,… Continue reading Hogmanay 2020: What is Scottish New Year’s Eve? How to celebrate Edinburgh’s Hogmanay?

What is Hogmanay? How is New Year’s Eve celebrated in Scotland?

Hogmanay is commonly followed by a further festival on the morning of New Year’s Day (1 January) or, in some cases, 2 January—a Scottish bank holiday. Hogmanay is the Scots word for the last day of the year, known as New Year’s Eve and is synonymous with the festival of the New Year (Gregorian calendar)… Continue reading What is Hogmanay? How is New Year’s Eve celebrated in Scotland?