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Festival launch in Beijing

Concluding the series of blog entries from international launches in Asia, Head of Commu

Festival launch in Taipei

Continuing our series of international launches, Head of Communications Susie Burnet vis

Festival launch in Korea

The Festival's Head of Communications Susie Burnet gives her insights into the latest Fe

Young Musician's Passport offers the chance to see Festival 2013 concerts for free!

Enjoy the world’s greatest musicians in Edinburgh this summer... for FREE!

Fergus Linehan appointed as incoming Festival Director

Today we announce the appointment of Fergus Linehan as the Director Designate of the Edinburgh I

Let the Festival begin!

Listen to what people are saying about this years programme...

Want to compose for the Edinburgh International Festival?

Tod Machover, of Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab, has been described by the Los

Edinburgh International Festival 2013 the programme is revealed!

‘It is the role of the artist to think differently, to offer us provocations and ins

Conversations: Les Vents Français

The five members of France’s c

Choreographer Angelin Preljocaj discusses his work

Listen to visionary French choreographer Angelin Preljocaj discuss his Festival performa

Festival 2012 - Framed with Sally Jubb, Festival Photographer 2012

An exhibition of over thirty photos captured by this year’s Festival Photographer Sally

Conversations: Tom Cairns

Here's the full audio

Transforming Lowland Hall

We went behind the scenes of Lowland Hall during the final stages of contruction for a guided

Recruitment of next Festival Director underway

The Edinburgh International Festival is seeking to appoint a successor to Jonathan Mills, who wi

Congratulations to Nicola Benedetti

Many congratulations to Nicola Benedetti on her Female Artist award at last week's Class

Listen to Barry McGovern discuss Beckett

Listen to Barry McGovern, world renowned for his interpretations of the work of Samuel B