The National Capital Tartan Day Committee

invites you to attend:

National Tartan Day Reception

Thursday, April 6th, 2023

5:00 – 7:00 PM

Location: The Lyceum
201 S. Washington Street
Alexandria, VA

Color Guard, flags and anthems.  Scottish entertainers–City of Alexandria Pipe band;
Peter Walker, fiddler; Scottish dancers.

Refreshments–beer, wine and soft drinks; light hors d’ouvres and desserts. Scotch tasting.

Presentation of Annual
National Tartan Day Award

by the Scottish Coalition, USA

2024 Honoree
Ret. Hon. Andrew Morrison, Vicount Dunrossel

Camilla Hellman, President, American-Scottish Foundation
John King Bellassai, President, Council of Scottish Clans and Associations.
Peter Wilson, President, Scottish Heritage USA

The Scottish Coalition USA, comprises five leading national organizations who share the mission to further interests and common goals throughout the United States through collaboration. Every year, the coalition recognizes the efforts of those individuals who help to sustain and grow the Scottish American Diaspora.

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The Tartan Day Award

As part of the National Tartan Day Washington DC celebration of Tartan Day, The Scottish Coalition, USA presents The National Tartan Day Award annually. Nominees of the award must be citizens of the United States, male or female, a member of good standing of a nominating organization or individual of standing in the community and at least 10 years of active involvement in project, or projects with nominating organizations and others. 

The Scottish Coalition USA has been instrumental in establishing and maintaining a national platform for the Observance of Tartan Day in the USA – now observed in various ways from San Diego to Charlotte, to Washington DC and New York City.

The Coalition originally comprised six leading national organizations who shared the mission to further interests and common goals throughout the United States through collaboration. Current members of the coalition include: The American-Scottish Foundation®;  Scottish Heritage, USA; The Association of Scottish Games and Festivals; Scottish American Military Society (SAMS); and the Council of Scottish Clans and Association (COSCA).