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February meeting 2019

posted 13 Feb 2019, 14:28 by Odd Henrik Brembo   [ updated 13 Feb 2019, 21:43 ]
 On Being High on GHB
 
On behalf of your Committee, it brings me great pleasure to invite you and your Guests to our February meeting, titled "On Being High on GHB".

Bagpipes are found all around Europe, but no other culture is stronger affiliated to the instrument than the Scottish. But why is it so? And how did the Great Highland Bagpipe (GHB) become the Scottish Instrument par excellence? 

In this evening’s talk our Society Piper, Nikolai Hagen Huse, will guide us through a brief history of the bagpipes and give us an overview of the importance of the Great Highland Bagpipe on the Scottish national identity. Through old and new melodies he will tell a story of grief, war, dance and the importance of clinging to one’s traditions. 

We strongly advise that you bring a set of earplugs...
 

When:
Thursday 28th February 2019
Door open 18:00 for a 18:30 start. 

Where:
Schafteløkken, Zahlkasserer Schafts plass 1. From Nationaltheatret, take the number 12 tram to Frogner Plass. From there, there is a short three-minute walk to Schafteløkken.

How Much:
Member: 450 NOK
Guests: 550 NOK
Late registration fee: An additional charge of 100 NOK will apply to any reservations made later than Sunday 24th February.

Our well-stocked Cally Bar will naturally be open for business as usual. 

Save yourself the time and hassle on the night and pay in advance with Vipps. Our Vipps account number is as always 118318, and you will find the attendance fee menu item in the application for your convenience.

Dress Code:
The usual Cally dress code of Highland or Business Formal (jacket and tie) applies.

Reservations:
Place your reservations with Michael Kilic at house@cally.org. 

Kindly make your reservations no later than Sunday 24th February. An additional charge of 100 NOK will apply to any reservations made after this date. 


Yours Aye,
Nicolai Løken
Honorary Secretary