Friday, 26 April 2019

Programo Skota Kongreso 2019

Skota Kongreso de Esperanto, 2019, Carnwarth: Programo


17.00 Kongresejo malfermiĝas 

17.30 Bonvenon (Prezidanto) 

18.00 Bufedo 

19.30 Enkonduko (David Bisset)

20.15 - 21.00 La Skota Lingvo (Ed Robertson)


09.30 - 10.30 EAS komitato

10.30 Kafpaŭzo

11.00 - 11.45 Ekonomiko (Hju Rid)

12.30 Plugista Lunĉeto

14.00 Vizito al Little Sparta

17.00- 17.30 Jarkunveno 

18.15 Skota Temanĝo 

19.30 Konversaciado, distraĵoj kaj kvizo


10.00 - 10.45 Geografio de la Regiono (Mia  Casey)

11.00 Kafpaŭzo 

11.30 - 12.00 La Granda Milito - poemoj (Jean Bisset) 

12.30 Tagmanĝo 

14.00 Vizito al la dometo de Hugh MacDiarmid 

16.00 Teo aŭ kafo en loka kafejo (mempagado)

 17.00 Ĝis la revido!

Friday, 22 March 2019

The Scottish Congress 2019: a few Presidential words

The 114th Scottish Congress 2019 will be held in the Robertson Arms, Carnwath, on Friday 17th, Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th May 2019.

The hotel is a comfortable and very well run former coaching inn with excellent food and good collections of malt whisky, Scottish gin and craft beers; and several nooks and crannies ideal for creating a relaxed congress atmosphere.  Carnwath is a lang toun situated in a picturesque part of South Lanarkshire approximately 30 minutes brisk walk from Carstairs Junction Station, but taxis may be booked! There are trains from Glasgow, Edinburgh and even London, by sleeper. Carnwath is easily reached by car or bicycle. Rooms must be directly booked with the hotel, mentioning the Esperanto congress. There is other hotel accommodation fairly near, but a car or taxi would be required. The village also possesses a small self-catering establishment.

There will be talks about the district and its history, science, geography and Scots; and entertainment too! The first excursion will be on Saturday afternoon to Little Sparta, an extraordinary garden designed by Iain Hamilton Findlay with sculptures, classical allusions and intriguing spaces with views of the Pentlands. The second congress excursion on Sunday afternoon will be to the cottage where Hugh MacDiarmid, the eminent Scottish poet, essayist and political radical, lived and worked.

Participants who wish to extend their stay could go to Biggar, Lanark and Peebles or even go by train to Glasgow or Edinburgh.  Jean J Bisset

Wednesday, 6 February 2019

Ed Robertson lecture at Glasgow Esperanto Society

Ed will lecture to the Glasgow Esperanto Society on Tuesday
12th February.

The venue is the Quaker Meeting House, Elmbank Crescent, Glasgow at 19.30.

All welcome!
Bonvenon al ĉiuj!

Sunday, 27 January 2019

Preparations for Scottish Esperanto Congress in Carnwath

Jean Bisset, the President of SEA, has recently visited the Robertson Arms Hotel in order to make the final arrangements for the Scottish Congress in May. The proprietors are awaited the arrival of the participants with particular interest as they have never previously hosted an Esperanto event before. They stressed the need for timeous booking as the Robertson Arms is not a big hotel and the summer season is fast approaching. The President mentioned to them the beauty of South Lanarkshire countryside.