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Weekly playlist #04

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Listen to music by Steve Reich and Max Richter featured in contemporary dance performances at the 2017 International Festival.

To coincide with International Dance Day celebrated on 29 April, our new playlist features music from contemporary dance performances at the 2017 International Festival. Nederlands Dans Theater’s triple bill uses Max Richter's music, and Rain choreographed by Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker is set to Steve Reich’s minimalist masterpiece Music for 18 Musicians.

Photo: Rain © Anne Van Aerschot

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Creating the Festival Ambassadors

We're working with Leith Academy during a three-year residency designed to enrich the life of the school and as part of that, a group of students are acting as ambassadors of the partnership and overseeing all projects.

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You Are Here with Serge Aimé Coulibaly

Filmed as part of the You Are Here season at the 2019 International Festival, Serge Aimé Coulibaly improvises a dance provocation on an artist's impact on the world.

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Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra to visit 2020 Edinburgh International Festival in celebration of Japan’s Olympic Summer

Announcement made as Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism & External Affairs Fiona Hyslop visits Tokyo ahead of 2020 Olympic Games​​.

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Fireworks and Symphonie fantastique: The International Festival Finale

On Monday night the Virgin Money Fireworks Concert provided a fitting finale to the 2019 International Festival. Here's a look behind the scenes from some of the people who make the magic happen.