Scottish dancing is both infectious and international. So as we approach the Highland Ball, let us journey outside the highlands to a place you would not expect to find jigs and reels: Prague.
As this micro-documentary by Jeremy Cooke explains, you need not have a drop of Gaelic blood in ye to prance about in a kilt.
(I ask your patience. The video actually starts about 30 seconds into the clip.)
A wee bit further east, the Russians are also in the spirit of the dance, performing the Scottish Lilt:
Here is another one from the Moscow Scottish Dancing school -- a beautiful couple dance called "You And Me":