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Five reasons to be enchanted by La Cenerentola

​We thought the fairy godmother's makeover of Cinderella was impressive...

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The International Festival Wins Six Awards at the CATS

The Edinburgh International Festival has won six awards at the 2018 Critics’ Awards for Theatre in Scotland (CATS) for Rhinoceros and Flight.

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2018 Playlist #12

From folk-infused classical music to avant-garde Egyptian electronica, sample the folk and Celtic music throughout this year's programme.

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Castlebrae Community High School Wins Employability & Creativity Across Learning Award at Scottish Education Awards 2018

​Castlebrae Community High School has won the Employability & Creativity Across Learning Award at the Scottish Education Awards 2018​, in recognition of a three-year partnership with the Edinburgh International Festival and the City of Edinburgh Council

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International Festival Managing Director Joanna Baker to step down

Joanna Baker is to step down as Managing Director of the Edinburgh International Festival at the end of the year.

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Five reasons to make yourself at HOME

Come in, hang up your coat, and find out why Geoff Sobelle's HOME is a place you'll want to visit this August.

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Lau-Land at the International Festival

​A taste of what to expect at a special International Festival Lau-Land curated by Scottish band Lau.

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2018 Playlist #11

Meet the astounding singers in our classical music programme whose voices will fill Edinburgh's theatres this August.

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Virgin Money Fireworks Concert poster competition 2018

We're looking for budding artists aged 5-12 years old to design a poster for this year's Virgin Money Fireworks Concert.

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Quiz: How well do you know the 2018 International Festival programme?

Are you ready to test your trivia knowledge?

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Cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason to make the Edinburgh International Festival debut

Former BBC Young Musician winner will perform with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra as a soloist this August.

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