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Event Canceled: Bagpiper Craig Weir and the Highland Divas Concert | News Release | City of Alexandria

Alexandria Sister Cities Committee

Alexandria, Virginia’s educational and cultural exchanges with Dundee, Scotland and Helsingborg, Sweden

Canceled-Bagpiper Craig Weir and the Highland Divas Concert!

Due to circumstances beyond our control, this concert has been canceled

 

Craig Weir has performed for the Queen, the Dalai Lama, Princess Anne, the Duchess of

Cornwall, and Gordon Brown. At the Commonwealth Games, his version of Flower of

Scotland played around the world every time Scotland won a gold medal! Craig has played

in Ireland, Switzerland, China, Belgium, the Faroe Islands, Germany, the U.S., France

Italy, Cyprus and Iceland. Craig has received numerous awards including a Dundee Hero

Award for Performer of the Year, an Angus Cultural Ambassadors Award for his band

Gleadhraich, and the Creative Scotland Arts Award at the Young Scot Awards. Craig was

also honored with the title of Global Ambassador to the World Peace Tartan.

 

The Highland Divas: Margaret Kelly, Georgia Johnson, Malra Kavanaugh

Margaret Kelly has wowed audiences in Scotland and the U.S. with her stirring, powerhouse voice. She has recorded and starred in musicals, including performing on Broadway.

Georgia Johnson is a highly regarded Scottish actress, singer and dancer. She has performed on Dick Clark’s New Years Eve Show and sung the National Anthem at the New York Mets’ game, for the NASDAQ’s opening bell, and at many events across the U.S.

Malra Kavanaugh from New Zealand is a critically acclaimed leading lady in Opera and Musical Theater. She has starred on Broadway and performed in New Zealand, the U.S., Japan & the Netherlands. She sings on three albums with international tenor Daniel Rodriguez and recorded her debut album “Songbirds” with her twin sister.

 

The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended. To request a reasonable accommodation, e-mail Nicole.Quinn@alexandriava.gov or call 703.746.4554 or Virginia Relay 711

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