Presentation on theme: "Loch Ness. The Lake Loch Ness is a big lake in the Scottish Highlands. Loch Ness is the 2nd biggest lake in Scotland after Loch Lomond. It contains more."— Presentation transcript:
The Lake Loch Ness is a big lake in the Scottish Highlands. Loch Ness is the 2nd biggest lake in Scotland after Loch Lomond. It contains more fresh water than all the lakes in England and Wales combined. Loch Ness acts as a reservoir to generate electricity for the national grid.
The Monster The Lochness monster is known as Nessie. It is most commonly thought of as a long necked aquatic reptile. People also think that it might be a giant eel. People think that the Loch Ness monster first appeared in the 1930s but the first recorded sighting was by Saint Columba in 565. People have looked for Nessie for many years but have never found her.
The Military tattoo is a show given by the military bands and display teams in Edinburgh. The Tattoo takes place in Edinburgh Castle. The Military Tattoo is part of the annual Edinburgh Festival. The first official Tattoo began in 1950 with just 8 items in the programme1950 Just over 217,000 people see the Tattoo live and 100 million see it on the television.
The Tattoo is run for charity and over the years has raised over 5 million pounds. And it also raises over 82 million for Edinburgh´s economy each year. Over 30 countries are represented at the tattoo including, The Netherlands, South Africa and so on…. The evening ends with the flag lowering ceremony and the performance of the Last Post.
The meaning and customs of Hogmanay Hogmanay is the Scottish word for New Years eve. First Footing: After midnight traditionally people go and visit friends and family and give them gifts of shortbread and whiskey so they can be the first to wish them Happy New Year.
Auld Lang Syne The traditional song for New Years Eve is Auld Lang Syne.. The words of this song are…. Should auld acquaintance be forgot, and never brought to mind ? Should auld acquaintance be forgot, and auld lang syne ? –For auld lang syne, my dear, –for auld lang syne, –we’ll take a cup o’ kindness yet, –for auld lang syne.
Edinburgh Hogmanay Street Party Edinburgh´s Street party has fantastic events, music, street parties, theatre, ceilidhs and much, much more. People come from all over the world to celebrate New Year in Edinburgh.