2005 Events in Scotland

There are a number of events taking place in Scotland during 2005 to comemmorate the peaceful dissolution of the Union between Sweden and Norway. More events will be added later in the year.

22 January - 16 April
Grieg Exhibition
City Art Centre, Edinburgh
12 February
Conference: "100 years of independence"
University of Glasgow, Glasgow
17 February and 17 March
Lecture: "Grieg or Greig? The Composer's Scottish Connections"
City Art Centre, Edinburgh
11 April - 2 May
Norwegian Film Season
Filmhouse, Edinburgh
16 May - 1 July
Amundsen / Scott Exhibition; The Race to the North Pole
Central Library, Edinburgh
8 - 9 April
Ceilidh Culture "Northern Streams"
St. Giles Cathedral and The Counting House, Edinburgh
9 May - 2 June
Norwegian Crafts Exhibition
14 May -29 May
Festival of Scottish Writing
17 May
Norwegian Constitution Day.
Various events and locations.
7 June
Flag Ceremony / Service of Thanksgiving
St. Giles, Edinburgh
17 June - (2 weeks)
Grieg Exhibition
St. Rognvald’s Chapel, St. Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall
21 June
"Get Organised" - Organ Concert
Usher Hall, Edinburgh

1 July - 30 July
Norwegian Craft Exhibition in Northern Ireland
Clotworthy Art Centre, Antrim Castle Gardens

2 July - 11 September
Bibliotecha Alexandrina Exhibition
City Art Centre, Edinburgh

31 July - 6 August
Norway Cup 2005 and Sporting Interchange
Oslo / Edinburgh
7 August
The Norwegian Royal Guard at the Edinburgh Festival's Cavalcade
5 August - 27 August
The King’s Guard at the Edinburgh Military Tattoo
13 August
Åsne Seierstad and Jon Lee Anderson at the Edinburgh International Book Festival

13 August
Nations Unlimited: Åsne Seierstad and Pico Iyer at the Edinburgh International Festival

14 August
Nations Unlimited: Nina Nasheim and David Campbell at the Edinburgh International Book Festival

15 August
'Through Hell and High Water' to be screened at the Filmhouse in Edinburgh

17 August
The King’s Guard Promotion Ceremony for RSM Nils Olav the Penguin
The Zoo, Edinburgh

18-22 August
Film: 'Saraband' screening in Edinburgh

29 August - 9 September
Exhibition: C for Courage

15 September
A Commission Work for Duo -  Arild Andersen and Tommy Smith (jazz)

12 October
A one off spectacular evening of Jazz' - Christina Bjordal and Barbara Morrrison

13 November
Royal Choral Union & Organ Recital

21 November
Lecture: Norway 100 years old

7 December
Lecture: Norway 100 years old


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