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James McArdle returns to the International Festival in Peter Gynt

A major co-production with the National Theatre directed by Jonathan Kent and written by David Hare will be presented at the 2019 International Festival

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Seven times we got spooked at the International Festival

Halloween is just around the corner, so let's revisit a few productions at the International Festival that chilled us to the bone. Read on, if you dare…

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The International Festival 2018 in videos

Relive the International Festival 2018 with these snapshots captured throughout August.

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The 2018 International Festival comes to an end

The 2018 International Festival comes to an end after 2,800 artists from 60 nations performed in 85 productions across 180 performances.

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Looking back at the Light on the Shore with Edinburgh Gin Seaside

Let's revisit some of the highlights the series of concerts at Leith Theatre celebrating Scotland's contemporary music

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300 young dancers from across Scotland performed in Akram Khan Company's Kadamati at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

A mass participatory, free, outdoor dance performance brought the young dancers together in a grand gesture of unity, watched by an audience of over 2000 people

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The Young Herald Critics reviews

Students from Edinburgh's schools review the International Festival events they attended

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Looking back on The GRIT Orchestra performing Martyn Bennett's Bothy Culture

A round-up of The GRIT Orchestra's monumental performance of Martyn Bennett's Bothy Culture at the International Festival.

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Get to know ... the Virgin Money Fireworks Concert

​Big bangs, Bernstein, and bubbly - what you can expect from the International Festival's closing fireworks concert.

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Make it your own - teaching Kadamati to young dancers

Dance artist Katie Miller shares her stories about helping groups of young people add their own unique touch to the choreography in Kadamati.

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UK opera stars join Scottish Chamber Orchestra for Virgin Money Fireworks Concert

Tenor Nicky Spence and soprano Lucy Crowe will perform Bernstein’s West Side Story