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Calling young dancers to perform at the International Festival

An exciting opportunity has arisen for groups of young people aged 12-26 to take part in a community dance project, Kadamati.

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First production of the 2019 International Festival announced in Shanghai visit

Chinese choreographer Yang Liping’s new production of Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring will be presented at the International Festival on 22-24 August 2019.

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Peter Brook on The Prisoner

Peter Brook talks about the real life story that inspired his new work The Prisoner, co-written and co-directed by him and his long-time collaborator Marie-Hélène Estienne.

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Piano Day 2018

To celebrate Piano Day 2018, we’ll take you through our music programme and have a closer look at some of the incredible pianists and their recitals at this year's International Festival.

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2018 Playlist #03

​Get acquainted with the the dazzling array of virtuoso pianists that will grace the stages of the International Festival this August.

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Get to know the Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord

As resident company at the 2018 International Festival, the Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord brings three contrasting yet equally daring works to Edinburgh.

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2018 Playlist #02

As part of our 2018 Usher Hall season we are delighted to welcome an extraordinary collection of hugely talented young musicians from all over the world.

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Looking Back At The Launch

And just like that - we're launched! We take a look back at the excitement of the announcement and launch party.

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2018 Playlist #01

Our weekly playlist is back! Press play to get a taste of what to expect in concert halls this August.

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Edinburgh International Festival Announce Residency in Leith Academy

The International Festival is delighted to announce a new partnership with Edinburgh secondary school Leith Academy, after the success of its residency with Castlebrae Community High School.

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2018 International Festival Programme Revealed

It's here! The 2018 International Festival programme has been announced. Join us for three weeks of the world’s best theatre, dance, opera and music; right here in Scotland’s capital. Here’s a taste of what you can expect in August.

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Top tips for the programme launch

Get ready! The 2018 programme will be revealed during the evening of Wednesday 14 March.

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