International Bagpipe Day
It is enough to bring joy to many hearts when the sound of bagpipes fills the air as the day dawns. Others may not feel the same. One either loves or hates the pipes. There is no middle ground. International Bagpipe Day is the perfect opportunity to discover where you stand, and to join others who love them.
International Bagpipe Day was co-founded by the Bagpipe Society and the International Bagpipe Organisation in 2012. Since 1986, they have been instrumental in bringing the bagpipe to new users. They are committed to preserving the history and tradition of bagpipe playing. This day was created in the hopes of raising awareness about the more than 130 types of bagpipes around the globe.
There were many reports about events being held in unusual places for the International Bagpipe Day 2012 South African pipers played underground in an underground canyon. They played on Athenian Hill in Greece. The Society was even informed of events taking place in countries where it was previously believed that there weren’t many pipers, or none at all.
Bagpipe, an ancient instrument, is defined as a wind instrument that produces sound using enclosed reeds. The bagpipe is a container that holds air. The shape and sound of the bagpipe will vary depending on where it is located. This ancient instrument is believed to have been depicted on a Hittite slab dating back to 1000 BC.
There are many ways to celebrate the bagpipe holiday. Don’t hesitate to learn if you ever dreamed of learning the bagpipe. Now is the right time to look for a local piper and learn from him. You might be the next great Piper. You never know what could happen.
This instrument has a lot of information. It is a great way to celebrate it. You can find resources such as The Bagpipe Society by doing a quick internet search. The history of this unique instrument can be followed from the millennia up to the present day, and even across countries. It’s possible to learn more than you can in a single day, but this is a good place to start.
You can also find out about any local events that are being held in your area. Go with your friends and family to check it out. You might be surprised at how much you are missing out on the fun. It may be possible to test it and make some sounds with it if you ask!
Bagpipes have a long and rich history that spans many eras and many countries. This instrument has stood the test of time, and deserves to be celebrated on International Bagpipe Day.