The Burns night is truly a fun-filled event that everyone is expecting during the last week of January, specifically on January 25. Now, the event is just right around the corner and a lot of people are already starting to prepare for the special occasion. If you are one of these people who will soon be having a Burns supper, then you should be planning well ahead of time. Aside from the meals, toasts, outfits, and everything, you should also be busy preparing for the speeches that will be made for the night. The Menu for the Burns Supper Celebration
This article will discuss to you the different speeches for the Burns supper that will help you in advance for the Burns night 2017 celebration.
The Welcome Speech
The first speech that should be made for the Burns night is the welcoming speech that should be made by the host of the party. If you are the host, then you should prepare a brief speech that would thank all the guests for coming into your party. You should also include in the speech the things that the guests should expect in order for them to have an overview of what is going to happen for the night. Make your speech very welcoming and at the same time hilarious.
The Immortal Memory
Another highlight speech for the celebration and one of the Burns night traditions is the recitation of the Immortal Memory. The speech entitled The Immortal Memory is a speech presented to commemorate Robert Burns and to highlight his legacy as a poet and for creating inspiring works that will last for eternity. Things That You Should First Consider When Hosting a Burns Supper Celebration
Toast to the Lassies and Reply from the Ladies
A speech entitled “Toast to the Lassies” will be presented by a male. In this speech, he will thank the ladies who gave time and effort in preparing and cooking the meals served for the supper. After this, a female speaker will recite the “Reply from the Lassies” which will give their general reply to the previous toast made by the gentlemen.
Before the party ends, make sure to give your final words to the guests. Again, thank them for coming into your party and bid them a goodbye.