The 27th International Congress of
Genealogical and Heraldic Sciences
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|For the first time in over 40 years, Scotland
Congress of Genealogical and Heraldic Sciences.
This most auspicious and colourful
occasion has been captured on DVD and can be ordered online.
Containing over two hours of video from the 2006
congress including ...
- The complete Opening Ceremony in which HRH
Princess Anne, The Princess Royal opened the congress.
- The presentation by Lord Lyon, King of Arms
of the new supporters to the coat of arms of the University of St
Andrews, Scotland's first university.
- The gift of gonfannons ( intricately
embroidered heraldic banners) to the university and town of St
- Sub-titling of Latin speeches,
- Processions during the ceremony and through
the streets of St Andrews.
- The Plenary Session
keynote address given by the Rt Hon George Reid MSP, Presiding Officer
of the Scottish Parliament.
- Highlights of the Congressional Banquet.
video preview of the DVD online
(Windows Media Format 5MB )
Click here for a free screensaver
of photos from Congress 2006.
Congress XXVIII will be held in Quebec, Canada - read the
invitation here in
English ( ou en