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WUSPBA has been invited to participate in Pipers for Sundown Solidarity. Historically, the Great Highland Bagpipe has accompanied warriors into battle to instill courage where courage struggles to exist. As the COVID-19 pandemic is a battle, we are playing to encourage strength and resolve in the people around us. We are inviting pipers around the world to greet each sunset with a tune to signify that another day has passed, greet our household neighbors, and reassure them that we are not alone. One tune at sunset, for solidarity. #sunsetsolidarity ...

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The Grand Valley Games in Grand Junction, CO, are cancelled.After careful thought and consideration, we cannot bring ourselves to hold an event that could put our fellow Celts at risk of spreading illness during this trying time. We sincerely apologize for any inconveniences this may cause, but look forward to celebrating the games with you next year.

For the latest news and updates, please subscribe to our newsletter, as we will be conducting Celtic celebration all year long; not just during the festival! You can do so by going to this site: grandvalleyhighlandgames.com/contact-us/ and putting "Opt-In" in the message body.

We wish nothing but the best to you! Stay healthy, stay safe, wash your hands, and for the love of Scotland and everything Irish, please stop buying all the toilet paper!

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The Rio Grande Valley Celtic Festival is cancelled for this year.Rio Grande Valley Celtic Festival 2020

The RGVCF ASSN regrets to inform you all that we have made the difficult decision to postpone the 32nd Annual Rio Grande Valley Celtic Festival until May 2021.

Your health and safety is our main concern and we feel this course of action is the right decision.

So for now, know that the RGVCF Board is putting plans on hold, BUT, we will be back with a great festival for the 32.2nd Annual RGVCF 2021.

In addition, we are also planning and preparing for our 3rd Annual Edgewood Celtic Festival.

Thank you, everyone, and we will see you soon!

Libby Casarez

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Scottish Fest in Costa Mesa is cancelled.

WUSPBA has received the following statement from the games:

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and the health safety of our guests, participants and volunteer team members, we regret to inform you that Scottish Fest 2020 presented by the United Scottish Societies, Inc has been cancelled.

The all-volunteer team that produces Scottish Fest is extremely disappointed that they will not be able to provide you one of the best festivals in 2020; however, we plan to return with another great festival on Memorial Day weekend, May 29th and 30th, 2021. We look forward to seeing you next year!!!

For those that have already paid Scottish Fest for 2020 tickets, competition fees, camping fees, vendor fees, and trophy sponsorships, you will be refunded in full. You should receive a separate communication from those team areas over the next few days with additional info. Please allow 3-4 weeks for us to process the refunds.

Should you need to reach us please send an email to scottishfest@gmail.com

We wish you the best!
Tom Reoch Jr.

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