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While other parts of Scotland have long since given up on trying to stage major events in the run-up to Hogmanay, the pinnacle of Edinburgh’s winter festivals programme still has undoubted drawing power.
As has become tradition over the past 25 years, the torchlight parade which heralds the start of the city’s Hogmanay celebrations brought thousands of locals out onto the streets to mingle with the many overseas visitors taking part.
Being involved in the parade of fire has long had much more appeal than joining the much merrier throngs on Princes Street the following evening.
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8 January 2018 in Lifestyle, Views: 48
Source: Scotsman
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