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Weekly playlist #11

This week, we're celebrating the launch of Spirit of '47 programme co-curated with British Council.

Artists from Scotland, England, USA, Ukraine, Lebanon, Cuba, China, Jamaica, Palestine, Chile, Argentina, Syria, Portugal, Germany, Iran, Pakistan, India and many more will come together for ten days of electrifying performance and discussion.

Get to know the programme with this selection of songs from some of the artists performing.

Photo: Anoushka Shankar © Jamie-James Medina

One of Scotland’s best loved folk singers announced for Virgin Money Fireworks Concert

Scottish traditional music star Karen Matheson joins the Scottish Chamber Orchestra on stage at the iconic closing event of the International Festival

Winners announced for the Virgin Money Fireworks Concert poster competition

Three talented young artists have won the Virgin Money Fireworks Concert poster competition, supported by Forth One, with their outstanding designs.

Full Programme for Spirit of ‘47 Announced

The International Festival and British Council announce full details for Spirit of ’47, a co-curated programme celebrating international cultural collaboration.