This was our first year in Cyprus and the first year we attended a St Andrew's Ball in Paphos. It was also (as far as I am aware) the first year that the Society had held the ball at the Kamares Club in Tala. Prior to that it had been a much bigger affair at the Annabelle hotel. Despite the smaller venue we enjoyed it very much, and danced practically every dance even though many of the dances were unfamiliar. The Band were 2 brothers Graeme and Stephen Mackay who fly in every year to provide music for the ball, they were excellent musicians and the atmosphere, with a roaring log fire and an impressive buffet was both cozy and elegant; perfectly in keeping with the smart dresses and highland outfits and giving the evening an authentic Scottish feel.
St Andrew -patron Saint of Scotland
St Andrew's day is 30th November and it is now traditional to hold a Ball around this time in honor of the day. This is the event where we show off our Scottish Country Dancing and enjoy dancing to a live band
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