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Europe Day Glasgow

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Stalls, banners and a lot of flags! 

On the bagpipes. MSP Stuart McMillan plays Beethoven’s Ode to Joy, the European anthem. 
Alongside him, music from around Europe, 
Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann (Irish Folk Group), Gosciniec” (Polish Folk Group) and the Estonian traditional musicians Cätlin and Marko Mägi.

Attended by Fiona Hyslop, the Scottish minister was emphatic that this was not the last Europe Day.

 Scotland, she insisted, would continue to build and sustain links with European neighbours.

Scotland was also the highlight of entertainment with the Highland Dances by the Scottish Teachers Alliance and HIPSWAY who carried out a set after the flag parade from the representative attendees. 

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Stall for 2018s European Year of Cultural Heritage

"The EU is not perfect but it the best instrument we have to address the new challenges we are facing."

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Graham Blythe from the European Commission in Scotland. 
Talking about the
co-operation in Europe and the so called 'pipe-dream' that turned into one of the largest organisations that supports peace and prosperity in the world.