Explore the musical diversity of Glasgow, Stirling, Cawdor, and Edinburg – a Scottish Intermezzo. Scotland occupies the northern third of Great Britain and is home to almost 800 small islands. Scottish people are proud of their nationality, but also have a worldwide reputation for warmth and friendliness. Rich in history, Scotland has been handing down its traditions for close to a thousand years, and its culture has been shaped by a long tradition of strong-willed and influential characters.