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When is Burns Night 2021 and how is it celebrated? – Irish Sun

BURNS Night is held on the same day each year in memory of Scottish poet Robert Burns.

Here’s everything you need to know about Burns Night 2022.

Street vendors and addresses are often the star attraction in the order of events going on for Burns Night

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Street vendors and addresses are often the star attraction in the order of events going on for Burns NightCredit: Alamy

When is Burns Night?

Every year, the life and works of poet Robert Burns is celebrated globally on January 25 – his birthday.

This tradition began after the death of the Scottish lyricist in 1796.

His friends decided that they needed an annual event to celebrate his career.

When he first debuted, friends of Burns decided to hold this event every year on the day of the poet’s death (July 21).

What is a night burn?

However, Night burns today is celebrated every year on January 25th, which is his birthday.

On Burns night, there was toast and someone used to recite the poem Burns Address with A Haggis.

People who celebrate cut into haggis and eat neeps, tatties and a snack – in other words radishes, potatoes, and whiskey.

After eating a delicious feast, there are more readings.

Usually a speech called Immortal Memory is read out for all to enjoy.

Burns Night celebrations focus on the entrance of haggis

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Burns Night celebrations focus on the entrance of haggisCredit: Getty Images

How is Burns Night celebrated in Scotland?

In Scotland, many people host their own Burns Night dinner.

The virtual celebration will also be streamed live online allowing everyone to join and have fun together.

But there are also events people can attend during the celebration.

For those who don’t want to stay at home, pubs and restaurants also host events to mark the annual event.

Dundee takeaway delights players with fries, cheese, haggis and pepper sauce

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