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The Big Burns Supper (launched in 2011) is an annual contemporary arts festival held in Dumfries
Dumfries
in Dumfries
Dumfries
and Galloway, Scotland. Featuring events and performances in music, theatre, dance, film and visual arts as well as interactive and children’s events, the 2012 festival featured over 2000 performers in 50 venues throughout the town.[1] As a result, the festival has been dubbed "The World’s Biggest Burns Night
Burns Night
Celebration". [2]

Contents

1 Events 2 Festivals 3 References 4 External links

Events[edit] The name "Big Burns Supper" refers to the festival’s 3 day duration over the Burns Night
Burns Night
weekend, when the birth and work of Scotland’s national poet Robert Burns
Robert Burns
is celebrated across the world at gatherings known as Burns suppers. The festival itself is inspired by the life and work of the poet, who is buried in Dumfries, and the festival actively encourages new and innovative artists to participate. [1] Performances and events do not have to relate to the work of Robert Burns. Festivals[edit] The 2012 festival took place on 27 -28 January and featured artists including Eddi Reader, Frisky & Mannish and Finding Albert. The 2013 festival will run for 3 days from 25 - 28 January References[edit]

^ a b " Big Burns Supper Launch". EventScotland. 2011-12-19. Retrieved 2012-10-29.  ^ " Big Burns Supper 2013 - Dumfries". VisitScotland. 2012-03-22. Retrieved 2012-10-29. [permanent dead link]

Robert Burns
Robert Burns
supper festival enjoys 'amazing' response - BBC Online, 30 January 2012

External links[edit]

Big Burns Supper Website Event Scotland Vi

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