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First performances announced for the 2020 International Festival

Full programme will be revealed on Wednesday 18 March 2020

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National Theatre of Scotland's Medea

Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra Ans Kazushi Ono Music Director

Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra

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Former International Festival Managing Director Joanna Baker to be Honoured with a CBE

Edinburgh International Festival’s former Managing Director Joanna Baker to be awarded a Commander of the British Empire (CBE) in this year’s New Year’s Honours List.​

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Introducing the new brand for Leith Academy residency designed by students

In a special launch event, the Edinburgh International Festival celebrated its three-year residency with Leith Academy with a new brand created in collaboration with students from the school.

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National Theatre of Scotland returns to Edinburgh International Festival with Medea

The National Theatre of Scotland returns in 2020 with a new staging of Liz Lochhead’s fierce and powerful adaption of Euripides’ Medea.

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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.