Glasgow runs a year round programme of events that attract visitors from all over the world.
Among the most popular are two very Scottish events.
Celtic Connections is the largest annual music festival of its kind that brings global musical talent to Glasgow at the end of January and is regularly enjoyed by total audiences of more than 100,000 people.
The World Pipe Band Championships is held at Glasgow Green in August when over 230 Pipe Bands compete. Around 8000 pipers and drummers take part in this most Scottish of events for the ultimate prize; to call themselves the best in the World. Held over 2 days there is also Highland Dancing, Highland Games and amazing Scottish produce on offer.