Burns Nicht

A guid Burns Nicht tae ane an’ a’ fae the Finnish Scots Associe! “My curse upon your venom’d stang, That shoots my tortur’d gums alang, An’ thro’ my lug gies mony a twang, Wi’ gnawing vengeance, Tearing my nerves wi’ bitter pang, Like racking engines!   When fevers burn, or argues freezes, Rheumatics gnaw, or colics squeezes, Our neibor’s sympathy can ease us, Wi’ pitying moan; But thee-thou hell o’ a’ diseases- Aye mocks our groan.   Adown my beard the slavers trickle I throw the wee stools o’er the mickle, While round the fire the giglets keckle, To see … Continue reading Burns Nicht

Burns Supper 2022

Unfortunately, due to the worsening situation in Helsinki, the Finnish Scottish Society has decided to cancel the 2022 Burns Supper. The Society would like to thank those of you who bought tickets, or expressed an interest in doing so, for your support. All ticket purchases will be refunded. Stay safe folks and we’ll see you as soon as possible. Continue reading Burns Supper 2022

Burns Night 2021

Happy Burns Night to you all from the Finnish Scottish Society #BurnsNight “There was twa wives, and twa witty wives, As e’er play’d houghmagandie, And they coos toot, upon a time, Out o’er a drink o’ brandy; Up Maggy rose, and forth she goes, And she leaves auld Mary flytin, She farted by the byre-en’ For she was gauna shiten. She farted by the byre –en’, She farted by the stable; And thick and nimble were her steps As fast as she was able: Till at yon dyke-back the hurly brak, But raxin for some dockins, The beans and pease … Continue reading Burns Night 2021