The American Scottish Foundation, national 501C3 organization. A bridge between the US and Scotland.. Strengthening and preserving cultural and heritage ties.
Hosted by Jamie McGeechan the podcast will shine a light of focus on the ASF and our diaspora partners, events and initiatives taking place in the community. We will feature a range of conversations, news and music all with a focus on Scotland and the American Scottish diaspora.
You can get in touch with us at email@example.com
KILT SKATE GOES INTERNATIONAL
Don Cummer of the Scottish Society of Ottawa joins Camilla Hellman, President of the American Scottish Foundation in conversation.
Music from Scott MacDonald,
Scott Garden, Scott Figgins
In Conversation with Rt Hon Viscount Thurso, Chairman, VisitScotland
Join us In Conversation with Rt Hon Viscount Thurso, Chairman, as he speaks of his role leading Scotland's tourism body.VisitScotland
Lord Thurso outlines new initiatives and plans for 2021 and beyond as we traverse the "new normal".
Musical interludes from
Anna Robertson, Scott Figgins & James Harper. Intro music from Meredith McCrindle.
Presented by Jamie McGeechan with Camilla G Hellman, MBE, President, ASF.
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Celebrating Robert Burns
In this episode we pay tribute to the life and legacy of Robert Burns with some recitals and music also.
Guests include: Kenneth C. Donnelly, Chairman of the American Scottish Foundation and President of the Burns Society of the City of New York, Emily Redman, Marketing Manager at Scotland Shop, Alistair McCulloch
We also have some wonderful music from
Sophie Craig - Ae Fond Kiss
Anna MacDonald - A Red, Red Rose
Alistair McCulloch performing live on the famous Gregg Violin
Presented by Jamie McGeechan with American Scottish Foundation President Camilla Hellman, MBE
Looking Back and Looking Forward
In this episode we'll be taking a look back at some of the wonderful conversations and guests that we had on the Scots In Us Podcast in 2020 including:
Joni Smith, Scottish Affairs Counsellor to the USA, Scottish Government
Gus Noble, President of Chicago Scots and CEO of Caledonia Senior Living and Memory Care
John Bellassai, President of the Council of Scottish Clans and Associations
Amy Lehman, New Hampshire Highland Games
Deb Dalziel, Fergus Scottish Festival and Highland Games
David Cunningham, CEO of Kids Operating Room
With music from Hannah Read, Lisa Kowalski, Chris Andreucci, Colin Hunter, Laura Mcghee, John Rush and Noisemaker.
Presented by Jamie McGeechan with ASF President Camilla Hellman.
The Impossible Row
Jamie Douglas-Hamilton and his team of rowers became the first to row from Cape Horn in Chile to Antarctica, battling brutal storms and freezing conditions in the notorious Drake Passage – the world’s most treacherous stretch of water.
Jamie and his crew became the first group to row the body of water between Cape Horn and the South Shetland Islands by human power.
Jamie Douglas Hamilton will take us through his historic row which took place last December.
With music from Alan Frew, Chris Andreucci, Colin Hunter, John Rush, Laura McGhee and Shaz Martin.
Presented by Jamie McGeechan and Camilla G Hellman, MBE, President of The American Scottish Foundation.
Revisiting organizations helping young people, The Shetlands and more.
In this episode we revisit some of our recent podcast conversations as well as catch up on recent news from The American Scottish Foundation:
We discuss the recent Scottish North American Community Conference, this year hosted online by the American Scottish Foundation. A real celebration of the bonds of friendship between Scotland and North America. We give thanks to our partner organization committee The Chicago Scots, Detroit Scots, CASSOC, COSCA, Scottish Studies Foundation and the University of Guelph.
We’re joined by Virginia Radcliffe and Ruby Zajac from Glasgow based theatre company Licketyspit who share with us their innovative ways they connect and engage with young people and their families using music, drama and play.
Author Pavle Sabic joins us and introduces us to the best travelled and kindest of Otters, Walter the Wanderer.
Janette is a Shetland knitwear designer and tutor with a great deal of passion for Shetland wool and textiles. Janette is involved in Shetland Wool Week, Shetland PeerieMakkers and the Shetland Guild of Spinners Knitters Weavers and Dyers.
We have music from Filska, Lisa Kowalski, John Rush and Noisemaker.
Presented by Jamie McGeechan with American Scottish Foundation President Camilla Hellman MBE.
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