Standard Life Opening Event: Bloom

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Standard Life Opening Event: Bloom

The Edinburgh International Festival was established in 1947 in the aftermath of the Second World War to ‘provide a platform for the flowering of the human spirit’. 70 years later, Edinburgh has bloomed magnificently as the world’s Festival City, and its impact has pollinated cities across the globe, propagating new festivals throughout Europe, America and Asia.

To celebrate this special anniversary, multi award-winning 59 Productions created an epic outdoor spectacle that transformed St Andrew Square into a magical night garden through light and sound installations and large-scale projection. Visitors strolled around the Square as the buildings burst into life – immersing them in a fast moving world of colour, texture and sound.

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St Andrew Square, Edinburgh


Fri 4 & Sat 5 August
10.00pm till midnight



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