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2018 Playlist #15

Some of the incredibly talented string players from our 2018 programme play first fiddle in our new playlist.

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Winners revealed for the 2018 Virgin Money Fireworks Concert poster competition

The winning poster designs will be displayed across Edinburgh in the months leading up to the Virgin Money Fireworks Concert

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Take part in #FiveTelegrams

Young people aged 16 - 26 have the chance to participate in a pretty exciting project at this year’s International Festival…

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2018 playlist #14

Listen to some of Brahms' compositions ahead of hearing them live this August in two orchestral concerts and two intimate recitals.​​

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World Music Day 2018

We pick out some gems from our music programme and show how you could get involved in our opening event.

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2018 playlist #13

Let us take you on an audio tour through some of the landmark operas that we have hosted over the decades.

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Glasgow's Numbers announce full line up for International Festival Event

SOPHIE, Lanark Artefax, Spencer and Sofay join the line up for Numbers at Light on the Shore with Edinburgh Gin Seaside.

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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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