Word summing up Scottish pride
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Hogmanay are looking for a word to make Scots proud has been developed by Edinburgh’s Hogmanay organisers to kick-start Scotland’s Year of Young People in 2018.
A spokeswoman for Edinburgh’s Hogmanay said: “The #Scotword which wins the public vote will form the stunning culmination of the iconic torchlight procession, launching Edinburgh’s Hogmanay to the world with a uniquely Scottish iconic new image and an international message representing the values of young people in Scotland at the beginning of the Year of Young People.
“This year’s procession blazes a new path, with the river of light weaving its way through the historic heart of the city, around Holyrood Palace and the Scottish Parliament, before culminating in a stunning visual moment in Holyrood Park.”