Opening the festival with a Ceilidh or party. He recites the Burns poem addressing the Haggis.
Opening the games with the stone throw
This challenge was a VFW fundraiser
Memorial day weekend is the Alma Highland Festival and Games. 50th anniversary, so cool. I was able to see the Pro athletes compete on Saturday. My husband competed on Sunday with the amateurs. It is like a decathlon, one competes in all events. There are several events the stone thrown, weight for distance and height and the caber throw. He had a great day. I saw friends and family.
I made this video of the sights and sounds of the festival. There was a bagpipe competition. So many bagpipes!!!! And dance competition Too! Overall , it is a wonderful Memorial day tradition and the athletes helped raise money for the VFW wreath program for veterans.
Two weeks till the next game!