Scots across the country are being encouraged to find their voices and join in with the Scotland Sings initiative, in celebration of St Andrews Day.
Scotland Sings, which is coordinated by Hands Up for Trad and supported by EventScotland and Creative Scotland, is the first ever event of its kind, designed to get people to lose their inhibitions and sing in public.
And from November 30 (St Andrews Day) until December 2, singing groups, choirs and solo vocalists will be on-song as they encourage everyone to get involved. Scots of all ages, vocal talent and backgrounds participate in the musical extravaganza in various areas of Scotland including Edinburgh, Perth and Glasgow.
The campaign was launched by former STV presenter and Pop Idol 2003 winner Michelle McManus, who explained the benefits of singing. She explained: “I wouldn't be the person I am today if it wasn't for singing".
Michelle also added that Scots don't even have to be able to carry a tune to take part, adding: "I can't encourage people enough to take it up-even if you're no Beyonce!"
Michelle has been heavily involved in the promotion of the campaign; recently busking on Buchanan Street with the adult singing group, Musichoir. The singer continued: "Singing has loads of benefits and is a brilliant way to cheer yourself up, to make friends and to have some fun. I'd really urge people to support Scotland Sings.It's going to be fantastic!"
The event will take place in celebration of St Andrews's Day, between the 30th of November and the 2nd of December, supported by EventScotland and Creative Scotland. Find out more from the Scotland Sings website.