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International Festival Encounters

A unique opportunity for ambitious producers, programmers, creative artists and performers to immerse yourself in International Festival events.

Are you an ambitious producer, programmer, creative artist and/or performer? Develop your artistic entrepreneurship skills in the context of a major arts festival, through this course offered jointly between the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, the University of Edinburgh, and the Edinburgh International Festival.   

Over five days you will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in International Festival events, engage with inspiring artists, and reflect critically on your own and others’ artistic practice.

International Festival Enounters take place 17–21 August at the Evolution House, Edinburgh College of Art, University of Edinburgh. The fee is £520.

Application deadline Friday 1 July 2018 at 12noon. 

To apply direct go to

17-21 August 2018

This event was part of a previous International Festival and is therefore unavailable to book. The 2020 programme will be announced in the spring.