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Virgin Money Fireworks Concert 2017 in facts and figures

The Virgin Money Fireworks Concert will again bring the festival season to a close in style with a stunning display of over 400,000 fireworks choreographed to live orchestral music set against the spectacular backdrop of Edinburgh Castle This year’s concert with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra includes an additional programme of music with Scottish folk singer Karen Matheson

Our annual fiery festival finale is one of the largest fireworks concerts in the world! We've totted up the numbers to show you just how large and spectacular it really is.

Virgin Money Fireworks Concert infographic 2017


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Tickets for the Virgin Money Fireworks Concert are still available via Hub Tickets. They can be bought in person at the Hub, by phone on 0131 473 2000, or online here.

International Festival Photographer Exhibition 2017 opens

Counterpoint, a photography exhibition showcasing the 2017 Edinburgh International Festival opens at The Hub

Edinburgh International Festival Director’s Contract Extended

The Edinburgh International Festival is delighted to announce that Fergus Linehan, Festival Director, is to extend his contract and stay in post until Festival 2022.

Edinburgh International Festival receives 2017 Fair Saturday Award

The award was presented at the opening gala of Fair Saturday 2017 which took place at the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao on Monday 30 October.