Fare Thee Well 2020

This is a beautiful New Year’s celebration in Scotland, so appropriately crafted for looking back on 2020 and forward to 2021.

Watch with closed captioning, in order to catch the Gaelic. Afterward, don’t miss the “Behind the scenes” video featuring interviews with those who made it happen. The poem is by Jackie Kay, poet laureate of Scotland.

Beautiful – the whole world can give thanks for this articulate lament and hopeful adaptation of the Hogmanay celebration.

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