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What's On

First productions announced for the 2019 International Festival

Full programme will be revealed on Wednesday 27 March 2019

Ian Mckellen On Stage

Ian McKellen on Stage

Scottish Ballet Presents The Crucible

Scottish Ballet's The Crucible

James McArdle

Peter Gynt

Rite Of Spring

The Rite of Spring by Yang Liping

Red Dust Road

Red Dust Road

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Orchestre de Paris

Explore some of the highlights from the 2018 Edinburgh International Festival

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Explore events from 2018

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The International Festival 2018 in videos

The International Festival in videos

Watch full performances from the 2018 International Festival

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Aberdeen Standard Investments Opening Event: Five Telegrams

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Akram Khan Company's Kadamati

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Get ready for the programme reveal

It’s almost time to announce the 2019 International Festival programme so here are some handy tips to get you ready for the big reveal.


Looking forward to the 2019 launch

The 2019 International Festival programme will be revealed on Wednesday 27 March, get ready for more memorable moments.


Orchestre de Paris set to visit 2019 Edinburgh International Festival

Announcement made as First Minister Nicola Sturgeon visits the Philharmonie de Paris with International Festival Director Fergus Linehan.


National Theatre of Scotland join the 2019 programme with work by Jackie Kay

Red Dust Road, an adaptation of poet Jackie Kay’s memoir, will be premiered at the 2019 International Festival.