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Scottish country dancers host a Burns Night for the second year in Sorrento, British Columbia, Canada.

Burns Night was celebrated all over the world. Here Scottish country dancers host a Burns Night for the second year in Sorrento, British Columbia, Canada.

The Selangor St. Andrew's Society Burns Supper celebration, held at Nikko Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

The Selangor St Andrew's Society Burns Supper celebration, held at Nikko Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Ed McWilliams addressing the Haggis and reciting Burns to an international gathering in Adelaide, south Australia.

Ed McWilliams addressing the Haggis and reciting Burns to an international gathering in Adelaide, south Australia.

The Haggis being addressed at a Burns Supper in Satesboro, Georgia, USA.

The Haggis being addressed at a Burns Supper in Satesboro, Georgia, USA.

Closer to home, Tara Grey sent this picture of celebrations in Gavinton in the Borders.

Closer to home, Tara Grey sent this picture of celebrations in Gavinton in the Borders.

The Burns Lantern Procession in Dumfries. Picture by Chris Brown.

The Burns Lantern Procession in Dumfries. Picture by Chris Brown.

Sally Anderson was at the Burns celebrations in the Alloway in Ayrshire, the bard's birthplace.

Sally Anderson was at the Burns celebrations in Alloway in Ayrshire, the bard's birthplace.

A sleekit, cow'rin, timorous beastie in Dumfries. Taken by Hilary Parke from Dalbeattie.

A sleekit, cow'rin, timorous beastie in Dumfries. Taken by Hilary Parke from Dalbeattie.

Thousands of people celebrated in Glasgow's George Square

Thousands of people celebrated in Glasgow's George Square. Picture by Colin Harkins.

Stefan Sealey sent in this photo of the light show illuminating the City Chambers at George Square in Glasgow.

Stefan Sealey sent in this photo of the light show illuminating the City Chambers at George Square in Glasgow.

Pete Degnan said he had 14 English friends over for a braw Burns supper at the weekend.

Pete Degnan said he had 14 English friends over for a braw Burns supper at the weekend.

David McGirr's 16-month-old son Jan gets his first taste of a haggis.

David McGirr's 16-month-old son Jan gets his first taste of a haggis.



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