The Tartan Day Observance recognises and celebrates, through readings and music, The Declaration of Arbroath, signed on April 6, 1320 and the US Senate’s designation, in 2005, of April 6 of each year as “National Tartan Day”. A Presidential Proclamation was signed into effect by George W. Bush in 2008. For all the community.
Tartan Day Observance is presented by the American-Scottish Foundation.
Event Highlights Include:
- The St. Columba School Pipe Band
- The Highland Divas
- Readings from Senate Resolution & Presidential Decrees by Kenneth Donnelly
- Excerpts from the Declaration of Arbroath read by renowned actor and 2017 New York Tartan Day Parade Grand Marshal, Tommy Flanagan
DATE: Thursday, April 6th, 2017
LOCATION: Bryant Park Fountain Terrace