New Zealanders offered with the Pooley Sword on remaining evening of the Tattoo – The Edinburgh Reporter


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The New Zealand Military Band was offered with the Pooley Sword on the remaining present of the 2019 Royal Edinburgh Navy Tattoo – an honour given to the act that has made the best contribution to the present as voted by fellow forged members.

Salute taker Lord George Robertson offered Main Graham Hickman of the New Zealand Military Band with the Pooley Sword on the remaining present of the 2019 Royal Edinburgh Navy Tattoo – an honour given to the act that has made the best contribution to the Tattoo as voted by fellow forged members.

Coming along with different worldwide army and cultural contingents for 24 performances, the New Zealand Military Band, primarily based at Burnham Navy Camp within the South Island of New Zealand, returned to Edinburgh for a sixth season. Famend for his or her playful spirit and spectacular efficiency, the Band have coated the size and breadth of the world this season, belting out hits together with Circle of Life and Candy Caroline

This 12 months, greater than 1,100 performers from throughout the globe joined collectively on Edinburgh Fortress’s esplanade to entertain audiences of eight,800 every evening, to carry this 12 months’s theme ‘Kaleidoscope’ to life. 

The Royal Edinburgh Navy Tattoo
New Zealand obtain the Pooley Sword