Created with Sketch. Artboard Created with Sketch. Created with Sketch.
150806 Antigone Photocall 39

News and Media

blog

Get to know Aidan Oliver, Chorus Director of the Edinburgh Festival Chorus

Aidan Oliver answers some quickfire questions as he prepares to lead the Edinburgh Festival Chorus

blog

The International Festival 2018 in videos

Relive the International Festival 2018 with these snapshots captured throughout August.

news

The 2018 International Festival comes to an end

The 2018 International Festival comes to an end after 2,800 artists from 60 nations performed in 85 productions across 180 performances.

blog

The Young Herald Critics reviews

Students from Edinburgh's schools review the International Festival events they attended

blog

Get to know ... the Virgin Money Fireworks Concert

​Big bangs, Bernstein, and bubbly - what you can expect from the International Festival's closing fireworks concert.

news

UK opera stars join Scottish Chamber Orchestra for Virgin Money Fireworks Concert

Tenor Nicky Spence and soprano Lucy Crowe will perform Bernstein’s West Side Story

news

Weekend 1 reviews round up

A collection of reviews from the first weekend of the 2018 International Festival.

blog

The Meaning Behind The Movements: Programme Notes for Five Telegrams

Discover what this year's International Festival Aberdeen Standard Investments Opening Event is all about, and how it conveys concepts of communication in the First World War.

blog

48 hours at the International Festival

Let’s imagine what your first 48 hours at the International Festival could look like this August. Ready? Steady? Go!

blog

Make the most of your first trip to the International Festival

Not sure where to begin planning your first visit to the International Festival? We’ve put together some handy tips to help you get started

blog

2018 Playlist #18

With one week to go until the International Festival begins, we asked you what you're most looking forward to hearing live this August.

blog

Scottish Composers in the Programme

We celebrate the groundbreaking talent in Scotland's classical and contemporary music worlds.

News and Media

Welcome to the Edinburgh International Festival Media Office.

Here you have access to materials to support coverage of the International Festival.

For any queries, interview and review requests, please contact us on +44 (0)131 473 2020 or press@eif.co.uk