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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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Photograph the International Festival

A unique opportunity for emerging photographers to get unparalleled access to the International Festival. Read on to learn how to apply.

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Five Telegrams part of 14-18 NOW

Five Telegrams, a unique collaboration between Anna Meredith and 59 Productions, will be presented as the Aberdeen Standard Investments Opening Event at the 2018 Edinburgh International Festival.

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Here's to 2018!

Make a note of the 2018 International Festival dates and get ready for more memorable moments.

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Portrait Exhibition of Castlebrae High School Pupils

A permanent installation of photographic portraits is a lasting legacy of the International Festival’s relationship with the school.

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First show of the 2018 International Festival announced

National Theatre of Scotland's restaging of Midsummer by David Greig and Gordon McIntyre will be part of the 2018 International Festival.

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

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