International Bagpipe Day

Category: Music
International Bagpipe Day around the world in 2022
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About International Bagpipe Day

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Dates of International Bagpipe Day
2023 InternationalMar 10
International Fri, Mar 10Observances Holiday
2022 InternationalMar 10
International Thu, Mar 10Observances Holiday
2021 InternationalMar 10
International Wed, Mar 10Observances Holiday
2020 InternationalMar 10
International Tue, Mar 10Observances Holiday
2019 InternationalMar 10
International Sun, Mar 10Observances Holiday
Summary
Find out the dates, history and traditions of International Bagpipe Day.

Following on from the first-ever International Bagpipe Day in 2012, March 10th was chosen to be a day to celebrate the world’s bagpipes and piping traditions. 

This day to celebrate the world's bagpipes and piping traditions. Though most people associate bagpipes with Scotland, this wind instrument dates back about 3,000 years to the Hittites and there are more than 130 different kinds of bagpipes played worldwide.

On this day pipers everywhere organize local events—talks, lectures, school visits, museum events, pipers'  picnics, concerts, gigs and ceilidhs.

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