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Teatro Regio on the mark

There's the famous apple scene, in which our heroic Swiss marksman has to shoot a piece of fruit

Organise Your Festival Diary: Our Top Festival Booking Tips

Getting ready to book your festival tickets?

Face to Face with History

The live people you will see in this show, which is both a performance and an exhibition, will s

A place for reflection

When New Zealand-based company MAU came to the Edinburgh International Festival in 2010, it shar

Putting cultures on the Map

I, CULTURE is very much a new kid on the orchestral block.

Feathers and Leathers

Inala is the Zulu word for ‘abundance of good will’, and this

A unique experience of History

It’s a stageful of performers that the pioneering Catalonian viol player and director Jodi Saval

A flair for flamenco

One of Paco Peña’s most abiding memories of his Spanish childhood is listening to his mother gen

Perfect Day

There are those days, aren’t there, that you want to hold in your memory as just “perfect”?

Three Kings of Scotland

Watching a recent staging of Shakespeare’s history plays, Rona Munro became convinced of one thi

A glamorous date with romance

‘Do not forget...’ It’s not quite a command, not quite a plea, but when the dancers in

Festival 2014 is coming!

On Tuesday 18 March at 10.00am the 2014 Festival programme will be revealed to the world.

Venue focus: Things you didn't know about Usher Hall

Usher Hall is one of the Edinburgh International Festival’s main venues, and you 

Are you following us?

You’ve already seen the beautiful Edinburgh International Festiv

The James Plays

Three new plays about James I, II and III of Scotland, written by Rona Munro and directe

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