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Last Updated: Tuesday March 01 2005 13:03 GMT

St Andrew: Scotland

The flag of St Andrew is worn on this day
St Andrew is the patron saint of Scotland and he is celebrated on 30 November.

The evening before the day it is traditional for girls to pray to St Andrew for a husband.

People celebrate the day by going to a ceilidh where they do Scottish country dancing.

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