Tattoo set for September

At the time of writing, we are heading into the September Labour Day long week-end.  This is a...

Tattoo motto

It was hard not to get totally involved with the Olympics and the tears and cheers of the winners and those who came in 4th.  Did you know the Olympics just recently made an addition to their motto?  It used to be: Faster; Higher; Stronger.  From 2021 and going...

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Tattoo Nostalgia

Nostalgia, a way of looking back.  When thinking about the past Tattoo events, it is comforting to fall into a Reflective Nostalgia frame of mind and remember all the great parts performers played in our productions from 2014 through 2019.  There were some adventures,...

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Moving parts of a Tattoo

  What the heck is a Canoe doing in the Tattoo?  1967 was Canada's Centennial Celebration and 50 years later, the 50th Anniversary was recognized at our 2017 Okanagan Military Tattoo.  To help us with this, the Calgary Round-Up Band's 65 members sang Bobby Gimby's...

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Moving forward to 2022

By now there should be no mystery about our postponed 2021 Tattoo.  We have definitely moved into the planning stages for 2022, 23 and 24 July.  We will be back in Kal Tire Place and are working on additions to the "stage" that will make the viewing a much better...

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Okanagan Military Tattoo 2022

With the suspension of our activities to bring you the 2021 Tattoo this July, we have shifted all of our efforts to create and deliver the biggest and best Tattoo ever 23 and 24 July, 2022.  We already have bands and performing groups from Scotland, Alberta, many...

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2021 Tattoo is postponed to 2022

It is with a heavy heart that we have had to announce that the 2021 Okanagan Military Tattoo is being put over to 2022.  The many Covid deadlines for easing restrictions kept moving the wrong way.  Our performers: pipe bands; military bands; dancers; are just now...

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Tattoo highlights!

The Okanagan Military Tattoo had six great years of shows and we were heading into our 7th, July of 2020, when Covid stopped life as we knew it.  This has carried over to 2021 and we are awaiting some final words from BC Health as to when we can have pipe bands and...

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Covid update…learn to play the pipes!

The BC Health authorities and Covid are having a great time, we are not.  The latest lockdowns have moved the goal posts yet again and we are monitoring closely.  Stay tuned. We have mentioned this before but here is the offer again.  Learn to play the Great Highland...

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Covid and the 2021 Tattoo

As we here in BC head into a "third wave" of Covid and variants, the Tattoo Organizing Committee (TOC) is working overtime to try and stay ahead of what we do not know! The lockdowns, minimal visiting, travel restrictions and all else are giving us sleepless nights. ...

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Covid update

This BLOG will be short and to the point.  British Columbia is trying to catch up to other parts of Canada and the world in immunizing folks against Covid-19 and varients.  Do your part and get vaccinated.  If you have a better answer, please let us know.  The latest...

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