G7 on its way!
Post date: Jan 12, 2017 5:56:46 AM
The 7th South American Pipe Band Gathering will be held on November 24-26, 2017 and hosted in Santiago de Chile by the Santiago Metropolitan Pipe Band. This is the first Gathering to close the South American circuit of host cities (the G3 was also hosted in Santiago, in 2007).
With still 11 months to go, the organization is well on schedule having already defined all of the following:
Competition Categories (*)
Venue: Prince of Wales Country Club
Massed Bands Venue: Parque Forestal
Preferred lodging: Time Suite Apartments
Pipe bands confirmed to date:
Bariloche Highlanders Pipe Band
Highland Thistle Pipe Band
South American Piping Association (SAPA)
St. Andrew's Society of the River Plate Pipe Band
Banda Brasil Caledonia
Sao Paulo Scots Pipe Band
St. Andrew's Society of Sao Paulo Pipes and Drums
Wolney Highlanders Pipe Band
11th Fire Company Pipe Band
Lord Cochrane Pipe Band
Santiago Metropolitan Pipe Band
(*) at the time of this article, the SMPB is also considering solo piping, drumming and dancing competitions, more details to follow in the near future.
Further details and announcements will be posted on the G7's Facebook Event page.
More info: Gathering Fixture.