Event Detail

St Andrew's Day - Scotland
Start Date/Time: 30 November 2017 00:00
End Date/Time: 30 November 2017 00:00
Recurring Event: One time event
Importance: Normal Priority
Description:

Saint Andrew's Day is the feast day of Saint Andrew. It is celebrated on 30 November.
Saint Andrew is the patron saint of Cyprus, Scotland, Greece, Romania, Russia, Ukraine, Bulgaria, the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople,[1] San Andres Island, Colombia, Saint Andrew, Barbados and Tenerife.


Saint Andrew's Day (Scots: Saunt Andra's Day, Scottish Gaelic: Là Naomh Anndrais) is Scotland's official national day. It is a national holiday in Romania (since 2015).
In Germany, the feast day is celebrated as Andreasnacht ("(St.) Andrew's Night"), in Austria with the custom of Andreasgebet ("(St.) Andrew's Prayer"), and in Poland as Andrzejki ("Andrew's (festivities)"), in Russia as Андреева ночь ("Andrew's night").

Owned by Frances On 16 November 2017